Tradebe Inutec are delighted to announce that we have been awarded the prestigious Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Order of Distinction, in recognition of our practices and achievements in helping our staff, clients and contractors stay safe and secure. This outstanding award is in recognition of Tradebe Inutec’s momentous achievement of securing 15 consecutive years of RoSPA Gold Awards, recognises of our ongoing commitment to improving health & safety and minimising accidents in the workplace. Tradebe Inutec is the only nuclear UK waste management company to hold an Order of Distinction.
The internationally-renowned RoSPA Health and Safety Awards, are the longest-running industry awards scheme in the UK. The RoSPA Awards recognise achievement in health and safety management systems, including practices such as workforce involvement, environmental management and leadership, and receive entries from organisations around the world. The Order of Distinction award will be presented during an award ceremony at Excel, London on Tuesday 19th June, 2018.
Denise Cardenas, Tradebe Inutec SHEQ Manager commented: “This fantastic achievement is a reflection of our company’s stance and employee commitment to the strong ethos that nothing is worth getting injured over and all accidents and occurrences are preventable. Our employees prioritise safety and have a proactive commitment to raising our health and safety standards. This dedication is supported by robust health and safety procedures and policies. Our industry is particularly hazardous and safety is our core value; the safety of people and the environment, will always be our number one priority.”
Julia Small, RoSPA’s head of qualifications, awards and events, said: “The RoSPA Awards are the most highly-respected in the health and safety arena, with almost 2,000 entrants every year, and allow organisations to prove excellence in the workplace, demonstrating a commitment to the well-being of not only employees but all those who interact with it.”
The majority of RoSPA awards given are non-competitive and mark achievement at various levels, the highest of which is gold. Gold medals, president’s awards, orders of distinction and the Patron’s Award are presented to organisations which sustain the high standards of the gold level over consecutive years.
For almost 100 years, RoSPA has been working to change both legislation and attitudes surrounding accidents. From the compulsory wearing of seatbelts and the campaign to stop drink driving, to the Cycling Proficiency Test and to the more recent ban on handheld mobile phones behind the wheel, RoSPA has been instrumental in shaping our society for the better, preventing millions of deaths and serious injuries along the way. As a registered charity, RoSPA are committed to continuing this legacy of change. Through varied activities – campaigning, carrying out research, influencing legislation, informing and educating, auditing and providing expert consultancy to businesses – they have maintained their position as the leading advocates for the wellbeing of families everywhere, helping to put an end to unnecessary suffering at work, on the road, in the home, and at leisure.