Having now achieved 15 consecutive gold awards, HARIBO has been bestowed a prestigious ‘Order of Distinction’ from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).
This dedication to the safety of its team members has seen the confectionery manufacturer repeatedly demonstrate the highest standards of commitment and compliance.
As members of the scheme for 15 years, Steven Smith, HSE advisor at HARIBO, said: “This is an absolutely huge achievement and is testament to the great work and dedication shown by colleagues at all levels in regard to health, safety and welfare within the business.
“We put a great deal of time and effort into keeping our people safe. It’s a commitment that is not only showcased with our awards entries, but each and every day throughout the year. We’re really looking forward to collecting this year’s award and beginning working towards the next!”
As the UK’s longest running health and safety industry awards scheme, RoSPA receives almost 2,000 entries per year. Those organisations successfully receiving an award are recognised as world-leaders in health and safety practice.
Julia Small, RoSPA’s head of qualifications, awards and events, said: “The RoSPA Awards scheme is the longest-running of its kind in the UK, but it receives entries from organisations around the world, making it one of the most sought-after global accolades in health and safety.
“RoSPA wants every employee, wherever they are, to work safe in the knowledge that they will be going home unharmed and healthy at the end of every day.
The RoSPA Award winners are vital to help achieve this goal, as by entering they are driving up standards and setting new benchmarks for organisations everywhere. Currently, around seven million people are directly impacted by the RoSPA Awards, but the scheme’s influence is even wider.”