Northern Ireland Fire Rescue Service has been awarded, for the sixth year running, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents Health and Safety Award, attaining yet again the much sought after Gold Medal Status for its commitment and standard in health and safety.  

Peter Craig, Chief Fire Officer, Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service said: "The health and safety of all our personnel is our number one priority. We are pleased to have been awarded this prestigious Gold Medal accolade having received the gold standard award for the previous six years.

"This award acknowledges the continual emphasis we place on health and safety in the workplace and recognises our ongoing commitment to ensure the highest standards of health and safety for all our personnel in our work in protecting our community." 

Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents Awards Manager, David Rawlins said: "RoSPA firmly believes that organisations that have demonstrated their commitment to continuous improvement in accident and ill health prevention deserve recognition. Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service 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."

 

Photo: Chief Fire Officer Peter Craig (right) pictured with Group Commander Mark Darrall (left) with the ROSPA Gold Medal Award 

 

Posted October 4th, 2011 at 1225 by Andrew. Comment by emailing: andrew.lynch@pavpub.com