Leaderflush Shapland, as part of SIG Interiors Manufacturing, has won a Silver Award in the prestigious RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2011.
The award is made to organisations that have demonstrated their commitment to continuous improvement in accident and ill health prevention. David Rawlins, RoSPAs awards manager, said, SIG Interiors Manufacturing, a subsidiary of SIG Plc, has shown that it is committed to striving for such continuous improvement and we are delighted to honour it through the presentation of an award.
The award will be presented at a ceremony at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel at the National Exhibition Centre during Safety & Health Expo 2011, Europes leading annual health and safety exhibition.
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA), a safety charity, launched its awards programme 55 years ago. The scheme looks not only at accident records, but also entrants overarching health and safety management systems, including important practices such as strong leadership and workforce involvement.
Leaderflush Shapland, the UKs leading performance doorset manufacturer, is committed to policies which recognise its social, economic and environmental responsibilities. Health and safety, personnel training and development, waste management and striving to make a positive impact on the local community by working with schools and colleges, making charitable donations, sponsoring local activities, using the local skills base and investing in young people through a graduate and apprenticeship scheme all form part of the companys ethos.
Accreditations include ISO 9001 which governs the standardisation of business processes enabling the manufacture of consistently high quality products; ISO 14001 which is an independent audit of environmental policies; and ISO 18001 which covers health and safety and is an assurance of a safe working environment at every stage of the business process.
The company has also recently been independently assessed and moderated by the National Energy Foundation and has been awarded Energy Efficiency Accreditation.