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Compass recognised for high standards of health and safety

Compass Group UK & Ireland has again been recognised by the RoSPA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents) for achieving high levels of health and safety across its sectors.

Compass acknowledgements awarded in 2022 include:

  • Levy UK + Ireland has achieved a Gold Award for the seventh consecutive year, for its high standards operating in some of the UK’s leading sports and events venues.
  • ESS Defence and Government Services has received its fourth President’s Award, having received 13 Gold Awards running, for their consistent high standards.
  • Compass’ Healthcare sector also received a President’s Award, following ten consecutive years of Gold Awards and Gold – Highly Commended for health and safety practices across 815 sites including NHS Trusts within Medirest; Medirest Signature (Private Healthcare); retail and instore; and White Oaks (Care Homes and Residential Living) and the Cuisine Centres.

Russell Blake, Managing Director, Healthcare – Compass Group UK & Ireland said: “Being Highly Commended by RoSPA for our health and safety standards is an extremely important achievement to us, as we strive to uphold the highest of standards for our team, clients, patients and residents that we work with. During the pandemic this work has been highlighted and rightly recognised as imperative to the smooth running of healthcare settings, so this acknowledgement means a lot to myself and the entire team.” 

Mark Armstrong, HSE & Technical Services Director, Compass Group UK & Ireland, added: “These awards highlight the outstanding efforts of our people to deliver high standards of health and safety practices across our organisation. As we all recover from the pandemic, we have worked hard to provide help and advice to our customers, clients and colleagues, so that we can all move forward in the safest way possible. As always, we will continue to make health and safety our operational priority throughout the business.”

The awards, which benchmark safety performance and acknowledge best practice, are considered one of the most prestigious and recognised HSE recognition schemes in the world with almost 2,000 entries every year, across 50 countries.

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