Rexel UK Wins Two Health & Safety Awards
Rexel UK has received a Gold RoSPA Award in recognition of its approach to Safety Management and ongoing commitment to improving safety standards.
The Gold Award in the prestigious annual scheme, run by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA), was presented to Simon James, Head of Safety, Quality & Environment for Rexel UK, on 15th May.
Commenting on the award, Simon said: “I am delighted that our commitment to health and safety has been recognised with this award. Congratulations to the team who have consistently strived to maintain the highest standards and thanks also to our colleagues across the business for their on-going support.”
In addition, Parker Merchanting, one of the Rexel UK banners, won the British Safety Industry Federation (BSIF) ‘Excellence in Safety’ award for its consultative approach in working with Carillion, a UK based facilities management and construction services company, to identify a specific hand protection solution. Parker’s received a special mention for their unwavering commitment to ensuring the highest levels of safety on-site with their comprehensive ‘head to toe’ approach. The award was presented at the Safety and Health Expo on the 17th June at the London Excel exhibition centre, where Parker’s launched their new training and consultancy offer.
Parker’s extensive range is used predominantly on construction sites in numerous sectors including the rail and house building sector.
Dominic Proctor, General Manager at Parker Merchanting, said: “As the most revered awards ceremony on the safety calendar, we see this as a real accolade and testament to the strength of our offer and the commitment of our team.
“As a business that is committed to ensuring that safety remains firmly at the forefront, we provide customers with the newest, current products as they need them and ensure that they receive the right level of support and technical advice. In this way, we can help to make sure that busy contractors safeguard themselves against accidents and that they can work safely on site.”