Victrex Awarded RoSPA ‘Order of Distinction’ for Sustained Strong Health and Safety Performance
The award recognises Victrex for achieving a sustained high level of health and safety performance along with development of robust safety management systems, strong leadership and workforce involvement.
Thornton Cleveleys, UK – Victrex plc has been awarded a Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Order of Distinction at the RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2013. The award recognises Victrex for achieving a sustained high level of health and safety performance along with development of robust safety management systems, strong leadership and workforce involvement.
“Being honored with this award recognises our strong commitment to the effective management of safety, health and the environment and, most importantly, the sustained efforts of all Victrex employees to achieve a high level of performance”, commented Simon Evans, SHE Manager at Victrex plc. “In Victrex we believe that good health and safety management is just one part of good business risk management. Victrex has a strong risk management culture which enables us to assure our customers a secure, stable supply of quality VICTREX PEEK polymer,” Evans continued.
RoSPA’s awards manager David Rawlins added: “Organisations that demonstrate commitment to continuous improvement in accident and ill health prevention deserve recognition. Victrex plc has shown that it is committed to striving for such continuous improvement and we are delighted to honour it through the presentation of an award.” The official ceremony took place on 14 May 2013 in Birmingham.
Victrex Polymer Solutions, a division of Victrex plc, produces high performance polymers such as VICTREX™ PEEK, VICOTE™ Coatings, APTIV™ film and VICTREX Pipes™. The company is committed to ensure that key assets and services are protected and available.