NRS Healthcare has won a RoSPA Gold Award for its commitment to health and safety excellence.

The RoSPA Health and Safety Awards is the largest occupational and safety award programme in the UK.

Now in its 67th year, the awards attract more than 2,000 entries ever year and recognise commitment to continuous improvement in the prevention of accidents and ill health at work, looking at entrants overarching health and safety management systems, including practices such as leadership and workforce involvement.

Simon Jones, Head of Health, Safety and Environment at NRS Healthcare, said:

“Last year I was tasked with leading the company health and safety culture from one of compliance to commitment. This can’t be achieved in a silo and there have been lots of really good people involved in making this change happen. This award is recognition for all of them. We got there together.”

Julia Small, RoSPA’s Achievements Director, said:

“Accidents at work and work-related ill health don’t just have huge financial implications or cause major disruption – they significantly impact an individual’s quality of life. That’s why good safety performance deserves to be recognised and rewarded. We are thrilled that NRS Healthcare has won a RoSPA Award and would like to congratulate them on showing an unwavering commitment to keeping their employees, clients and customers safe from accidental harm and injury.”

Sponsored by Croner-i, the RoSPA Awards scheme is the longest-running of its kind in the UK, and receives entries from organisations across the globe, making it one of the most sought-after achievement awards for the health and safety industry.