ISS Receives highest accolade from RoSPA for Technical Services

Royal Society for Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) President’s Award in recognition of 11 consecutive Gold Awards

ISS is celebrating the award of a RoSPA ‘President Award’ in recognition of 11 consecutive Distinctions for its ISS Technical Services business in its diligent work to ensure its clients and employees  get home safely to their families at the end of every working day.

The plaudit is given in the annual internationally-recognised award from the Royal Society for Prevention of Accidents (ROSPA)  for demonstrating high health and safety standards for its Technical Services delivery to clients and stakeholders.

Declan Clarke, managing director of ISS Technical Services, said: “I am absolutely proud and humbled to be part of such an amazing team with a track record of safety excellence. It’s wonderful that this has been recognised for an 11th time by RoSPA.”

 

Gold medals, president’s awards, orders of distinction and the Patron’s Award are presented to organisations sustaining the high standards of the gold level over consecutive years. Organisations receiving a RoSPA Award are recognised as being world-leaders in health and safety practice. Every year, nearly 2,000 entrants vie to achieve the highest possible accolade in what is the UK’s longest-running H&S industry awards.

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Tim Proctor, Director of HSEQ and CR ISS UK & Ireland commented, “In difficult times such as the current Corona Virus global pandemic, it’s even more important to highlight and recognise the incredible work done by our teams year round to ensure the health and safety of Everyone in our organisation in Everything they do, Everytime that they do it.” Now, more than ever we must and will ensure that we continuously improve the safety culture for our stakeholders and our Great People around the business.”

Julia Small, RoSPA’s head of qualifications, awards and events, said: “The RoSPA Awards scheme is the longest-running of its kind in the UK, but it receives entries from organisations around the world, making it one of the most sought-after global accolades in health and safety. Currently, around 7million people are directly impacted by the RoSPA Awards, but the scheme’s influence is even wider.”

Competitive awards go to the best entries in 24 industry sectors including construction, healthcare, transport and logistics, engineering, manufacturing and education. Organisations receiving a RoSPA Award are recognised as being world-leaders in health and safety practice. Every year, nearly 2,000 entrants vie to achieve the highest possible accolade in what is the UK’s longest-running H&S industry awards.

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There are specialist awards for health at work, environmental management, safety delivered outside of the workplace, and fleet safety, and excellence trophies for the best international organisation, new entry, workforce involvement, leisure organisation, and organisation operating or based in Scotland. RoSPA’s top accolade is the Sir George Earle Trophy.

For more information about the RoSPA Awards visit www.rospa.com/awards

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About ISS in the UK & Ireland:

ISS is a leading global provider of facility services for public agencies and private sector companies, employing approximately 471,000* people worldwide.

For seven consecutive years, we have achieved the highest possible rating given by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals® (IAOP®) in their annual assessment of outsourcing organisations worldwide.

In the UK & Ireland alone, we employ approximately 40,000 * employees who are dedicated to delivering high quality support services. ISS provide organisations with every facility solution they might require to support their own core activities. Our services include facilities management, engineering, energy management, catering, cleaning, food and hospitality, front of house, security and consultancy.

In the 2018 i-FM Facilities Management industry brand survey, which is the largest of its kind in the industry, ISS UK was voted the ‘Top Service Provider’ for the second consecutive year.  ISS was also named ‘most customer focused’ and the ‘best value for money’ whilst retaining top rating as ‘most admired’ and ‘FM company people would most like to work for’. You can read the report here.

ISS helps the world work better. In partnership with customers, ISS drives the engagement and well-being of people, minimises the impact on the environment, and protects and maintains property. ISS brings all of this to life through a unique combination of data, insight and service excellence at offices, factories, airports, hospitals and other locations across the globe.

ISS is committed to doing business the right way and we are actively involved in corporate responsibility and sustainability initiatives.

 

*As stated December 2019

 

For more information about ISS UK, please contact:

Rebecca Jennings, Marketing & Communications Manager | Tel: 07974 100017  |

Email: Rebecca.jennings@uk.issworld.com

 

Website: www.uk.issworld.com

 

Twitter: @ISSUKComms | @Mbrabin_ISS

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