Distinction Status at the International Safety Awards presented to VolkerHighways

VolkerHighways is very pleased to announce that it has been awarded its third consecutive Distinction Status at the International Safety Awards, from the British Safety Council. 

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Now in their 66th year, the International Safety Awards recognise and celebrate organisations from around the world which have demonstrated their commitment to preventing workplace injuries and work-related ill health during the previous calendar year. The awards also acknowledge organisations that have shown commitment to wellbeing and mental health at work. 

This year, VolkerHighways achieved Distinction Status for its Oxfordshire street lighting term maintenance contract, reflecting the business’ ongoing commitment to health, safety and wellbeing during the 2023 calendar year. VolkerHighways was one of 269 organisations from around the world to be awarded the Distinction status.

Jason Convey, Head of HSEQS, said: “We are proud to have been recognised at the International Safety Awards again this year. This award is testament to the dedication and hard work of everyone across the business, ensuring our health and safety approach is always top priority.”

Mike Robinson, Chief Executive of British Safety Council, said: “The British Safety Council applauds VolkerHighways on their achievement.

“The long list of winners of the International Safety Awards, demonstrates that a significant number of companies recognise that effective management of health and safety risks is a business growth enabler, benefiting not just employees, but organisations and wider society. By celebrating the achievements of the 1124 winners of the 2024 International Safety Awards and over six decades of improving health and safety standards around the world, we encourage other organisations to adopt this approach and place employees’ health, safety and wellbeing at the core of their business.”

“Our heartfelt congratulations to VolkerHighways. All of those working VolkerHighways should be enormously proud of their achievement.”