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Sunday, 29 March 2015

Health and safety awards for Cumbrian companies

Thirteen employers from Cumbria have received health and safety awards from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents.

They included the National Nuclear Laboratory at Sellafield – highly commended in the research and development sector – and GEN II Engineering and Technology Training of Workington, commended in the education and training services category.

Organisations maintaining the highest standards can win a president’s award or an order of distinction.

Other Cumbrian winners: Shepley Engineers, Moor Row (order of distinction); Balfour Beatty Engineering Services, Sellafield (president’s); Redhall Nuclear, Moor Row (president’s); PPS Electrical, Barrow (president’s); Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service (gold); West Cumberland Engineering, Workington (gold); Low Level Waste Repository, Drigg (gold); Fellside CHP, Seascale (gold); O’Connor Fencing, Whitehaven (gold); Sellafield Ltd (silver); NFT Distribution Operations, Penrith (silver).

NFT also received a gold award for the management of occupational road risk.


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