For the eighth year in a row, Expect Distribution secures the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Gold Award for Health and Safety Performance, showcasing their unwavering commitment to safeguarding their workforce's well-being.

Bradford-based logistics specialists, Expect Distribution, has once again secured the RoSPA Gold Award in their Health and Safety Performance. This marks an impressive eight consecutive years of achievement. This achievement underscores the business’ dedication to ensuring the safety and well-being of their staff.

The RoSPA Health and Safety Awards have been recognised as the largest and most significant occupational health and safety awards schemes in the UK for the 67th year running. Drawing nearly 2,000 entries annually from close to 50 countries. The scheme celebrates organisations that consistently enhance accident and ill- health prevention through continuous improvement in their safety management systems, including aspects such as leadership and workforce involvement.

RoSPA presents 20 competitive awards per year, where businesses go head-to-head to be presented with awards including Health and Safety Performance.

Paul Maycock, health, safety and training manager, says: “It is a great honour to be recognised for the eighth consecutive year for our commitment to health and safety. The health and safety of our staff and customers is truly a key pillar of Expect. Thank you to all our staff for their commitment to maintaining these positive practises every day.”

Julia Small, RoSPA’s achievements director, says: “Accidents at work and work-related ill health don’t just have huge financial implications or cause major disruption – they significantly impact on an individual’s quality of life. That’s why good safety performance deserves to be recognised and rewarded.”

She continues, “We are thrilled that Expect Distribution has won a RoSPA Award and would like to congratulate them on showing an unwavering commitment to keeping their employees, clients and customers safe from accidental harm and injury.”

Managing director Matthew Kilner reflects on this win, “Our colleagues are the heart and soul of the business and are the key attribute to our success and reputation. We are incredibly proud of our people, and our number one priority is to ensure they return safely to their families every day, feeling safe and protected in the workplace. We are delighted to be recognised with the RoSPA accolade for another year running.”

Sponsored by Croner-i, the RoSPA Awards scheme is the longest-running of its kind in the UK, and receives entries from organisations across the globe, making it one of the most sought-after achievement awards for the health and safety industry.