Feb. 14, 2024

President’s Award - Over 10 Consecutive RoSPA Gold Medal’s

RoSPA have again recognised our commitment to implementing effective health and safety practices, through a robust leadership approach as well as a strong level of workforce engagement across the business. This award shows that we are consistently setting high standards of health and safety in the structural steel industry through our sustained efforts, building upon our already established reputation as an industry-leading business. The internationally-renowned RoSPA Health and Safety Awards are the longest-running industry awards scheme in the UK, and we are thrilled to be handed this prestigious award.

Susan Hodgkiss, William Hare CEO said, ‘Safety is paramount in the industry, and William Hare takes the well-being of its staff very seriously. With over ten consecutive RoSPA Gold Medal’s, we know that our established safety culture is effective, and is being implemented properly.’

Brian Hughes, William Hare SHE Director, said “This demonstrates that our original vision to health and safety excellence is a journey based upon continual improvement and engagement throughout the business. This determination, lead from the top of the business, has promoted this vision into reality. That is not to say the journey is by any means over, as what is health and safety excellence and innovation today is tomorrow’s compliance, with this ever-changing landscape, that we continually adapt and look for improvement. It is a credit to the teams that lead with this safety conscious approach every day, that help achieve these prestigious recognition awards.

Julia Small, RoSPA’s head of qualifications, awards and events, said: “The RoSPA Awards have become the key fixture in the health and safety calendar with new sponsors and new awards this year including the Leisure Safety Awards, the Safe@Work Safe@Home Award and the Inspiration Awards. Highly-respected, with almost 2,000 entrants every year, RoSPA award winners benefit from the wide-ranging rewards of improved sector reputation.”

The majority of awards are non-competitive and mark achievement at merit, bronze, silver and gold levels. Gold medals, president’s awards, orders of distinction and the Patron’s Award are presented to organisations sustaining the high standards of the gold level over consecutive years.