Stormport Professional Services Ltd wins International Safety Award
Updated: Oct 18
Client press release:
Stormport Professional Services, of Ely, has won an International Safety Award from the British Safety Council in recognition of its commitment to keeping its workers and workplaces healthy and safe in 2014.
Established in 2009, Stormport is an independent electrical engineering/consultancy business providing expertise to maintain and improve electricity distribution networks across the UK. The company, based in Witchford, Cambridgeshire, contract to major electricity companies including UK Power Networks and Western Power Distribution.
Now in their 57th year, the International Safety Awards seek to celebrate and promote the success of the winning organisations and their employees in maintaining a safe and healthy working environment for all. As an award winner, Stormport has demonstrated to the satisfaction of the scheme’s independent judges their commitment to preventing workplace injuries and work-related ill health.
The winning organisations span all sectors and range from the United Kingdom, Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the West Indies.
Neal Stone, acting Chief Executive of the British Safety Council, congratulated Stormport Professional Services on its success: “On behalf of the Trustees and staff of the British Safety Council we warmly congratulate Stormport Professional Services and its employees on gaining an International Safety Award with pass for 2015. All of those working at Stormport have made this award possible, which recognises their commitment to preventing injury and ill health in the workplace.”
The International Labour Organisation estimates that every year over 2.3 million people globally are senselessly killed due to workplace injury and work-related ill health and an estimated 4% of global GDP is lost due to health and safety failure.
Mr Stone continues: “Awards have an important role to play in shining a light on those employers who are taking sensible and effective steps to ensure the health, safety and welfare of their workers, celebrating their efforts and encouraging other businesses everywhere. The International Safety Awards rightly reflects the importance of aiming for good standards of health and safety at work. Stormport should rightly be proud of its achievement. Our congratulations.”
Steve Wright, Managing Director at Stormport, says: “We are very pleased to receive this International Safety Award from the British Safety Council. It is a great achievement and reflective of the efforts and commitment put in by everyone at Stormport.”
For further information about Stormport visit www.stormport.co.uk