MacDermid Autotype wins International Safety Award for Protecting its Employees from the Risk of Injury and Ill Health at Work

MacdMacDermid Autotype – Wantage has won an International Safety Award with merit from the British Safety Council in recognition of its commitment to keeping its workers and workplaces healthy and safe during the 2014 calendar year.

The International Safety Awards seek to celebrate and promote the success of the winning organisations and their employees in maintaining a safe and healthy working environment for all. They are open to businesses, public and third sector bodies of all sizes and sectors. The 2015 award winners have demonstrated to the satisfaction of the scheme’s independent judges their commitment to preventing workplace injuries and work-related ill health.

More than 500 organisations won an International Safety Award for 2015, and the winning organisations span all sectors and range from the United Kingdom, Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the West Indies.

Neal Stone, acting Chief Executive of the British Safety Council, congratulated MacDermid Autotype – Wantage on its success. “On behalf of the Trustees and staff of the British Safety Council we warmly congratulate MacDermid Autotype – Wantage and its employees on gaining an International Safety Award with merit for 2015. All of those working at MacDermid Autotype – Wantage have made this award possible, which recognises their commitment to preventing injury and ill health in the workplace. The International Safety Awards rightly reflects the importance of aiming for good standards of health and safety at work.

“It was also apparent that the winning organisations overall recognise the value that proportionate and sensible management of occupational health and safety risks brings to the organisation, its people and society.

Peter Gower, Regulatory Affairs Manager, who accepted the award on behalf of the site, said, “This is the second year in a row we’ve achieved a merit and the 14th time in total we’ve been given the award. It reflects well on every employee that we have been again recognised for our continued and on-going commitment to and success in achieving high standards in health and safety.”

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