Interserve has been awarded the prestigious ‘Sword of Honour’ award by the British Safety Council.
The international support services and construction group was one of 61 organisations worldwide that achieved a Sword of Honour, which is awarded to organisations who have demonstrated excellence in the management of health and safety risks at work. Interserve’s industrial services business was awarded the accolade.
To compete for the Sword of Honour organisations had to first achieve the maximum five stars in the British Safety Council’s health and safety management audit scheme for the period August 2014 – July 2015. They were also required to demonstrate their health and safety excellence to an independent panel of experts.
Guy Bruce, managing director – infrastructure and industrial at Interserve, said:
“Health and safety is our number priority at Interserve and we drive continuous improvement through dedicated campaigns to change attitudes towards safety. This, however, has to be underpinned by strong and robust safety management systems.”
Mike Robinson, chief executive of the British Safety Council, said:
“Our warmest congratulations to 61 of our member organisations who have won the Sword of Honour. These awards recognise and celebrate the excellence of the winning organisations and their employees in managing health, safety and environmental risks.
“All of the Sword and Globe winning organisations share a commitment and resolve to achieving the highest standards of health, safety and/or environmental management. We are delighted that they are partners in helping achieve our vision that no one should be injured or made ill at work.”
For a full list of the winners please click here.