The long-term commitment of M Group Services and its operating businesses to the highest standards of health, safety and wellbeing has been recognised with multiple awards at this year’s Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) awards.
M Group Services operating businesses have received a total of 13 RoSPA awards, which were presented at an award ceremony at the ExCel in London recently.
As well as seven gold and one silver award, operating businesses across the Group have been recognised with three orders of distinction and a president’s award, presented to businesses sustaining the high standards of Gold award level over consecutive years.
RoSPA’s annual awards are one of the most prestigious and recognised schemes in the world, achieving success is a clear demonstration of good safety performance.
Jim Arnold, Chief Executive at M Group Services, said: “Safety is one of our core values at M Group Services and these awards from RoSPA are evidence of how this value permeates throughout our people and the work they do. Our people recognise the importance of creating working environments which are safe and healthy for everyone delivering our essential works, as well as all those who come into contact with us and the work we do.
“Our focus on safety forms an essential element of our Group environmental, social and governance (ESG) targets. As part of this, we are committed to supporting the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals, one of which is Good Health and Wellbeing. Aligned with this development goal, these award wins highlight how our people are developing and implementing strong governance policies and procedures which bring significant social benefits, keeping our colleagues, clients and the public safe and healthy.
“It’s great to see our businesses picking up these awards and brilliant so many of these wins are consecutive. These successive award wins demonstrate the consistent and continuous high standards our people set. However, we must never get complacent as there is still a lot of effort and focus required to get to zero incidents.”
Julia Small, RoSPA’s Achievements Director, said: “All our award entrants demonstrate their unwavering commitment and passion for keeping people safe at work. By receiving this recognition, M Group Services and its operating businesses join like-minded businesses and organisations worldwide, who represent the very best in their approach to Health and Safety.
“I would like to add my personal thanks for all the work that it has taken to secure these well-deserved award – congratulations to all those involved, who champion and drive-up Health and Safety standards every day. You are a fantastic example to others in your sector.”
Morrison Energy Services has received the RoSPA Construction Sector Award. This is the nineth time Morrison Energy Services has been construction sector winner in the last 13 years.
Morrison Energy Services has also had the efforts of its people recognised, receiving a RoSPA Gold Award.
Morrison Data Services also secured a RoSPA Gold Award for its health and safety performance.
Paul Kerridge, M Group Services Energy Division Safety, Health, Environmental & Quality Director, said: “We believe these RoSPA awards are recognition for the commitment of our business and its people to the health, safety and wellbeing of everyone, including clients and customers.”
M Group Services Plant & Fleet Solutions
M Group Services Plant & Fleet Solutions has received its sixth consecutive Gold Award and its second consecutive Gold Medal Award for Fleet Safety in recognition of its support operations across all M Group Services operating businesses. M Group Services Plant & Fleet Solutions provides commercially effective vehicles, plant and specialist equipment, ensuring they are safe, compliant and fit for purpose.
All four businesses in our Telecom Division have picked up a RoSPA award. Morrison Telecom Services, Magdalene and Avonline Networks were each awarded a second consecutive Gold award. Waldon Telecom secured a Silver award.
Dyer & Butler has received three Order of Distinction awards and the President’s Award, in recognition of its long-term commitment to health and safety across the aviation and rail sectors.
Dyer & Butler won the RoSPA Order of Distinction award for its run of 17 consecutive Gold awards. Two further Order of Distinction awards have been won in association with clients Heathrow Airport and Gatwick Airport.
Dyer & Butler’s Rail Team also received the RoSPA President’s Award for achieving Gold awards on 11 consecutive occasions.
Richard Walker, Managing Director (Rail and Aviation), said: “Achieving 17 consecutive Gold Awards is a fantastic achievement, highlighting the commitment of our people to behaving in a safe and responsible manner in everything that we do.
“Health and safety is at the forefront of everything we do and to be the recipients of so many awards is a great success.”
Morrison Water Services has received a Gold Award for its outstanding health and safety performance throughout 2021.