Kier Construction Scotland strikes gold health and safety awards

(from left) Kier health and safety employees, Dan Gallagher, Pauline McCabe and Neil Grindlay

Kier Construction Scotland has received a top industry gold award for its health and safety credentials by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).

Part of Kier Group, Kier Construction Scotland is a regional business within the construction division and covers the whole of Scotland and north east of England, with offices in Glasgow, Inverness, Aberdeen and Newcastle.

The RoSPA scheme is the largest and longest running of its kind in the UK and this award is the eighth consecutive year that the Scottish business has been recognised for its excellence in health and safety and the wellbeing of employees and operatives, highlighting the commitment Kier takes to accident prevention.

The ‘Gold Award’ was presented to Kier at a ceremony at the DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central on September 13.

Roland Duncan, construction director for Kier Construction Scotland, said: “This latest RoSPA gold award recognises the hard work and commitment of our employees, customers and their stakeholders as well as our supply chain put in to keeping our sites safe. Safety is our main priority and we are delighted to receive this prestigious award.”

Julia Small, RoSPA’s head of qualifications, awards and events, added: “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 wellbeing of not only employees but all those who interact with it.”

The RoSPA scheme is open to businesses and organisations of all types and sizes from across the UK and overseas, and recognises achievement in health and safety management systems.

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