ROSPA

Swindon-based leading logistics specialist, Connect Group, has been awarded 10 accolades by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) for its commitment to health and safety for a third consecutive year.

Presented at an awards ceremony held at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole, both Connect Group’s brands, specialist parcel carrier, Tuffnells and magazine and newspaper wholesaler, Smiths News were recognised for their efforts towards improving health and safety standards in the workplace through education and new technologies.

Among the winners, Smiths News Birmingham achieved its fourth consecutive Gold RoSPA award, while Smiths News Newport, Newcastle, Stockport, Nottingham and Slough received their third.

Further successes came from Tuffnells Brierley Hill and Haydock who received their first ever externally verified health and safety award.

Commenting on the award successes, Connect Group chief operating officer, Jonathan Bunting said:

“I’m incredibly proud of the efforts of the teams across all locations for all their hard work ensuring all our colleagues stay safe and operate at the highest safety levels possible. Health and safety is something that has always been really important to us and over the years we’ve continually invested in our safety standards and put in place clear strategies that ensure safety is first at all times.

“Winning 10 awards is an amazing achievement and is a real testament to our ongoing commitment to looking after the wellbeing of all our colleagues.”

For more information on Connect Group and its brands, visit www.connectgroupplc.com.