Training 2000 Claims 9th International Safety Award in a row

March 21, 2017

Head of health and safety at Training 2000 sat in reception in front of a pull up banner showcasing 50 years of Training 2000. He is holding a certificate for the International Safety awards.

Training 2000 has won an International Safety Award with Merit from the British Safety Council in recognition of its commitment to keeping its workers and workplaces healthy and safe during the 2016 calendar year.

The training provider is one of 300 organisations to win a Merit in the 2017 International Safety Awards.

Now in their 59th year, the International Safety Awards recognise and celebrate organisations from around the world which have demonstrated to the satisfaction of the scheme’s independent judges their commitment to preventing workplace injuries and work-related ill health during the previous calendar year.

In 2017, 578 organisations won an International Safety Award. They span all sectors and are drawn from the United Kingdom, Africa, Asia, India and the Middle East. 31 organisations were awarded a Distinction, 300 organisations were awarded a Merit and 200 organisations achieved a Pass.

Mike Robinson, Chief Executive of the British Safety Council, congratulated Training 2000 on their success in winning an International Safety Award 2017 with Merit: “The British Safety Council commends Training 2000 on their achievement. The award is in recognition of their commitment and efforts to keep their employees and workplaces free of injury and ill health.

“Sensible and proportionate management of health and safety risks at work brings lasting benefits for workers, their families, businesses and society as a whole. By celebrating and sharing the achievements of the winners of the International Safety Awards, we encourage businesses all over the world to follow their lead and place employees’ health and safety at the heart of their business. Our warmest congratulations!”

Phil Watson, HSE Manager at Training 2000 said:

“This award is based on evidence we submit in response to questions set by the British Safety Council.

“We’re proud to have achieved this award for the 9th year in succession, never gaining less that a merit, which demonstrates our strong commitment to the safety and wellbeing of all our staff and maintaining a safe and healthy workplace.”

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