Vertas Group is celebrating after collecting an internationally-recognised award for demonstrating high health and safety standards.
Vertas Group has been named the winner of the RoSPA Facilities Management Sector Award for working hard to ensure its colleagues, customers, clients and contractors, get home safely to their families at the end of every working day.
Organisations receiving a RoSPA Award are recognised as being world-leaders in health and safety practice. Every year, nearly 2,000 entrants vie to achieve the highest possible accolade in what is the UK’s longest-running H&S industry awards.
Kelly Fellowes, Associate Director of HSQEC&G, said: “At Vertas Group the health, safety and wellbeing of our colleagues influences every decision we make and is a fundamental thread that runs throughout the organisation. We have developed our new ‘Making the Difference Safely’ strategy – a health, safety and wellbeing strategy to engage colleagues, deliver a safer and healthier work environment, and to encourage and enable a positive, sustainable, safety culture. Our strategy hinges on our four key SAFE objectives – Simplicity, Accountability, Family and Excellence – which are driven by our corporate values and provide the strategic direction for continuous improvement and business growth.
This win is evidence that the steps we have put in place are Making the Difference and having a real impact.”
Julia Small, RoSPA’s Achievements Director, said: “This is a fantastic and well-deserved accomplishment. All our award entrants demonstrate their unwavering commitment and passion for keeping people safe at work. By receiving this recognition Vertas Group join like-minded businesses and organisations worldwide, who represent the very best in their approach to Health and Safety. I would like to add my personal thanks for all the work that it has taken to secure this well-deserved award – congratulations to all those involved, who champion and drive up Health and Safety standards every day. You are a fantastic example to others in your sector.”