Severn Trent Services Wins Gold & Silver Awards For Health And Safety
Birmingham, UK – Two operating units of Severn Trent Services have been honoured for their outstanding record and achievements in health and safety in the workplace by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA). C2C Services Limited, which provides full operating, maintenance and asset management services to clients such as the Ministry of Defence, won a Gold Award at the RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2010. Integra Utility Services, which provides water services, including internal plumbing solutions and meter installation, won a Silver Award. Together, C2C and Integra trade as Severn Trent Services Operating Services (UK and Ireland) to provide a full range of water and wastewater services to industrial, commercial, municipal and utility clients. The Occupational Health and Safety Awards are the longest running and most highly respected occupational safety awards programme in the United Kingdom. The awards ceremony took place in Birmingham on 11 May.
C2C won the Gold Award in the first year they entered the programme. Integra won the Silver Award for the second year in a row. Both companies have engaged in intensive development of their health and safety management systems, which include key communications, training and the achievement of the Occupational Health and Safety Standard 18001.
Dave Sillitto, safety, health and environment manager for C2C Services and Severn Trent Services, accepted their award and said, "To enter this programme for the first time and win a Gold Award is an exceptional achievement and highlights the quality of our health and safety management systems."
Accepting the award for Integra was Graham Warbrick, the company's health and safety manager, who said, "We are very proud to win a Silver Award for occupational health and safety performance again this year. These awards demonstrate the ongoing commitment to raising health and safety standards across all the Severn Trent Services companies."
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) has been at the heart of accident prevention in the UK and around the world for more than 90 years. The society promotes safety and the prevention of accidents at work, at leisure, on the road and in the home through safety education.
About C2C Services
Coast to Coast Water Limited is focused on delivering the Aquatrine Package C contract to the MOD with C2C Services Ltd providing the expertise and experience in operational management. C2C, a company established by the Severn Trent Group and Costain, offers extensive process knowledge, extremely high standards in Health and Safety and a commitment to achieving the highest environmental standards. Our aim is to work closely with our customers to meet their individual needs, from ensuring the quality of water supply to providing access to timely and accurate utility data, we strive to demonstrate our standards of excellence and expertise nationwide.
About Integra Utility Services
Integra Utility Services has been providing internal plumbing solutions, water distribution asset maintenance, network maintenance and meter installation for 15 years. Customers span the public and private sectors and range in size and requirements. Integra has installed in excess of one million water meters into domestic properties on behalf of large water utilities and fulfils strict health and safety standards, reinforced by the certifications and accreditations the organisation holds.
About Severn Trent Services
Severn Trent Services, with global headquarters in Fort Washington, Pa., USA, is a leading supplier of water and wastewater solutions. The company's broad range of products and services is concentrated around disinfection, instrumentation and filtration technologies, and contract operating services. Our analytical services group is the United Kingdom's leading environmental testing organization, and our international operating services business provides worldwide contract operation and support for all aspects of water and wastewater utility operational development and business transformation. Severn Trent Services is a member of the Severn Trent Plc group of companies. Severn Trent is a FTSE 100 company.
SOURCE: Severn Trent Services