KIRKLEES companies putting safety first have been urged to enter a major award.
The British Safety Council is inviting applications for the International Safety Awards 2012 – which recognises the commitment of organisations in all sectors and across the globe to good health and safety management.
The awards are open to all organisations – both members and non-members of the British Safety Council – with the winners earning a pass, merit or distinction.
Last year, there were 602 applications – 90% of which were successful. Some 33 organisations gained a distinction – from sectors including construction, education, energy generation and transmission, facilities management, food and drink, manufacturing, oil and gas, public services, transport and distribution and utilities.
For details of the awards, go to www.britsafe.org/isa
The closing date for applications is February 29.
The results will be formally announced on March 23 and the winners will be invited to attend as awards banquet on May 18 at the Grosvenor House in London.