Chubb Fire & Security has won an International Safety Award from the British Safety Council in recognition of its commitment to keeping its workers and workplaces healthy and safe during the 2014 calendar year.
Now in their 57th year, the International Safety Awards seek to celebrate and promote the success of the winning organisations and their employees in maintaining a safe and healthy working environment for all. They are open to businesses and organisations of all sizes and industry sectors.
The 2015 award winners have demonstrated their commitment to preventing workplace injuries and work-related ill-health to the satisfaction of the scheme’s independent Judging Panel.
“Chubb Fire & Security on Shadsworth Road in Blackburn recognises the value that proportionate and sensible management of occupational Heath and Safety risks brings to the organisation, its people and society,” said Neal Stone, acting CEO at the British Safety Council. “The International Labour Organisation estimates that 2.3 million people globally die every year from work-related accidents and diseases, and that an estimated 4% of global GDP is lost due to Health and Safety failure.”
Stone continued: “Awards have an important role to play in shining a light on those employers who are taking sensible and effective steps to ensure the health, safety and welfare of their workers. The International Safety Awards rightly reflect the importance of aiming for good standards of Health and Safety at work. Chubb should be proud of its achievement.”
In response, Mark Redding (senior EH&S manager at Chubb Fire & Security) stated: “To be recognised with this award emphasises the lengths that we as a company will go to in terms of ensuring our staff are given a safe environment in which to work both efficiently and effectively.”
More than 500 companies have won a 2015 International Safety Award with the winning organisations spanning all sectors and nations, among them Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, the UK and the West Indies.