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

Dale Ashford, Assistant Chief Fire Officer Safety Services, Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service (NIFRS), said: "The safety and well-being of all our staff is our number one priority and we are pleased to have been awarded this prestigious Gold Medal accolade for the seventh year running.

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

"Everyone in NIFRS works hard to deliver the best possible fire and rescue service for the people of Northern Ireland and this award is a true reflection of the pride, enthusiasm and commitment shown by each and every member of staff. We look forward to building on this success in the future." 


Photo: Assistant Chief Fire Officer Safety Services Dale Ashford pictured with Group Commander Mark Darrall (left) with RoSPA Gold Medal Award


Posted October 8th, 2012 at 1440 by Andrew. Comment by emailing: