ROSPA award win Compass

As the established trade association and training body for the safety netting and temporary safety systems industry, FASET exists to protect the health and safety of those working at height in the construction and FM sectors. We take a keen interest in the latest news and developments surrounding industry safety and are pleased to share the following story.

RoSPA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents) has once again recognised Compass Group UK & Ireland for achieving high levels of Health and Safety across its sectors.

The RoSPA Awards reward companies and people around the world for their health and safety performance. They are considered one of the most prestigious and recognised HSE recognition schemes in the world with almost 2,000 entries every year, across 50 countries. The awards benchmark safety performance and acknowledge best practice.

Compass acknowledgements awarded in 2022 include:

  • Levy UK + Ireland has achieved a Gold Award for the seventh consecutive year, for its high standards operating in some of the UK’s leading sports and events venues.
  • ESS Defence and Government Services has received its fourth President’s Award, having received 13 Gold Awards running, for their consistent high standards.
  • Compass’ Healthcare sector also received a President’s Award, following ten consecutive years of Gold Awards and Gold – Highly Commended for health and safety practices across 815 sites including NHS Trusts within Medirest; Medirest Signature (Private Healthcare); retail and instore; and White Oaks (Care Homes and Residential Living) and the Cuisine Centres.

Russell Blake, Managing Director, Healthcare – Compass Group UK & Ireland said: “Being Highly Commended by RoSPA for our health and safety standards is an extremely important achievement to us, as we strive to uphold the highest of standards for our team, clients, patients and residents that we work with. During the pandemic this work has been highlighted and rightly recognised as imperative to the smooth running of healthcare settings, so this acknowledgement means a lot to myself and the entire team.”

Mark Armstrong, HSE & Technical Services Director, Compass Group UK & Ireland, said: “These awards highlight the outstanding efforts of our people to deliver high standards of health and safety practices across our organisation. As we all recover from the pandemic, we have worked hard to provide help and advice to our customers, clients and colleagues, so that we can all move forward in the safest way possible. As always, we will continue to make health and safety our operational priority throughout the business.”

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