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28.07.16

telent is a winner in the RoSPA Awards 2016

telent Technology Services Ltd has been successful in the 60th year of the RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2016.
 

The company, based in Warwick, achieved the Gold Award for Fleet Safety in the prestigious annual scheme run by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).

The RoSPA Awards is celebrating 60 years of presenting highly-regarded and sought after accolades to businesses and organisations which have shown commitment to accident and ill-health prevention.

Through the scheme, which is open to businesses and organisations of all types and sizes from across the UK and overseas, judges consider entrants’ overarching occupational health and safety management systems, including practices such as leadership and workforce involvement.

Julia Small, RoSPA’s head of awards and events, said: “To win an award at such a highly-regarded event as the RoSPA Awards is a great achievement for our winners. It recognises their commitment to maintaining an excellent health and safety record and raises the bar for other organisations to aspire to. We offer them our congratulations.

“This year was doubly special for our winners as their achievements were recognised as the RoSPA Awards celebrated its diamond anniversary, which is a ringing endorsement of the thousands of businesses and organisations that have committed to continuous improvement in accident and ill-health prevention.”
 

Mark Plato, telent CEO, said "Winning a RoSPA award truly highlights the commitment shown by all of our staff and drivers to safety. Through our Driver Safety Programme, which has taken a much more proactive approach to improving road safety over the past three years, we are able to continually improve how we manage work related road risk. The wellbeing of our staff is of paramount importance to telent and we strive to prevent accidents and ill health.”  
“Around 15 million business miles were driven in 2015 and we are dedicated to our ongoing driving and fleet improvements which are informed by RoSPA and BRAKE guidelines and research.”


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

Competitive awards go to the best entries in 24 industry sectors including construction, healthcare, transport and logistics, engineering, manufacturing and education.

There are specialist awards for occupational health, environmental management and fleet safety, and excellence trophies for the best international, new entry, workforce involvement and organisation operating or based in Scotland. RoSPA’s top accolade is the Sir George Earle Trophy.

For more information about the RoSPA Awards visit www.rospa.com/awards

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Notes to Editors

About telent

Dedicated to defining the ever-changing digital landscape, telent designs and delivers solutions and services which enable organisations to create, improve and maintain their mission critical communications networks.

Vital in the effective operation of the nation’s infrastructure and at the heart of many of the UK’s and Ireland’s best-known brands, telent operates within various industry sectors including Transport, Service Provider, Public Safety, Defence, Government/Public Services and Enterprise.

telent’s industry expertise and professionalism make the company a partner of choice for organisations at the forefront of the digital revolution.

Clients include BAE Systems, BT, Highways England, Interoute, London Ambulance Service, Merseyside Fire & Rescue, RNLI, Maritime Coast Guard Agency, Metropolitan Police, Network Rail, Sky, Transport for London and Virgin Media.

Additional information can be found at www.telent.com

Twitter: @telent_UK

LinkedIn: https://uk.linkedin.com/company/telent

YouTube: www.youtube.com/channel/UCTlAQWx0suel4cdDwLqyN7g

Media Contact

Please contact Cassie Farrar at Zoodikers Consulting Ltd

Telephone:  01892 520 123 or email cassie@zoodikers.com

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