Thurston Group picks up its first Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents Award

Published 30th Jul 2021 by Events

Modular and portable building manufacturer, Thurston Group, is extremely delighted to announce that it has picked up its first internationally recognised award; the Silver RoSPA Award, in recognition of its commitment to health and safety practices across the organisation.

After going for the award for the first time, the Wakefield-based manufacturer was delighted to achieve Silver. The Silver RoSPA Award, organised by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA), recognises Thurston’s and its employees’ achievements in health and safety. All of the Group’s teams focus on a “Work Safe, Home Safe” initiative, safeguarding colleagues, clients, customers and the communities in which it operates.

The annual Health and Safety Awards are categorised by different levels of achievement: Merit, Bronze, Silver and Gold, as well as long-term awards that recognise companies for achieving Gold Awards for multiple consecutive years.

Organisations receiving a RoSPA Award are recognised as being world leaders in health and safety practices. Every year, nearly 2000 entrants vie to achieve the highest possible accolade in what is the UK’s longest-running health and safety industry awards.

Matthew Goff, Managing Director of Thurston Group, was delighted with the achievement. He said:

“We’re extremely proud to have received this distinguished award from the RoSPA. These annual awards are among the foremost international accolades that you can receive in the Health and Safety sector. It’s particularly gratifying to have received this recognition for Thurston Group’s long-term track record of excellence in this area, especially given the recent challenges of the pandemic. Safety is our number one value, with all our teams focusing on our “Work Safe, Home Safe” initiative, safeguarding themselves, their colleagues, our clients, customers and the communities in which we operate. These awards are a true recognition of our culture.”

Gary Ware, Group Production Director at Thurston Group, He said:

“This RoSPA award once again supports our group’s ongoing strategic plan and commitment to be the partner of choice, and in light of the current pandemic, the investment into our people, the estates and our buildings has us well placed to continue growing as a business. A special mention to our SHEQT Officer, Janet Sanders for the award support, and well done to all involved across all three of our operational sites, along with our construction sites throughout the UK . Keep up the good work!”


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