14 June 2011

Shoreham Port has been recognised for its health and safety performance by winning a prestigious International Safety Award. The award was given by one of the world’s leading advocates of workplace health and safety, the British Safety Council, and is supported by the Health and Safety Executive.

The award acknowledges the commitment that winners have made to improving corporate health and safety and rewards the success of achieving high safety standards. With over 600 applications from across the world, the win is a true testament to Shoreham Port’s dedication to the health and safety of its workforce.

The International Safety Awards are open to all industries and sectors from across the globe and are independently adjudicated. They are seen as an excellent motivator for businesses looking to attain high standards in workplace health and safety.

Speaking of this year’s awards, Julie Nerney, British Safety Council chief executive, said: “This year we decided to raise the bar for the International Safety Awards and by doing so we have seen an exceptional standard of applications. I would like to congratulate all winners on this achievement and they should all be very proud. It is great to have such dedicated organisations with us on the journey towards excellent health and safety standards.”

Paul Johnson, Safety & HR Director, said: “Shoreham Port are delighted to receive this Safety Award which is dedicated to its entire staff who has clearly demonstrated that the Port operates in a safe and efficient manner.” 

John Rodway, Non Executive Director Shoreham Port, attended the award ceremony and was very pleased to accept this award on behalf of Shoreham Port.

For further information on the International Safety Awards, please contact Philip Powell, British Safety Council head of communications on 020 8741 1231, email philip.powell@britsafe.org or visit www.britsafe.org/isa