Wales and West Utilities wins award in oil and gas category

Wales and West Utilities has been named as the winner in the oil and gas industry sector at the RoSPA Health and Safety Awards.

The regulated gas distribution business, with around 35,000 km of gas pipes covering Wales and the south-west of England, has been named the top organisation in its sector this year.

The RoSPA Health and Safety Awards are open to organisations of all sizes from across the wide spectrum of industries, all over the worl. This year there have been nearly 2,000 entrants from 42 countries, representing 7 million employees globally.

The sector awards are presented to organisations with outstanding performance in health and safety within a particular industry or sector. Entrants must be able to demonstrate a robust and high-quality safety management system, together with consistently excellent or continuously improving health and safety performance.

Julia Small, RoSPA’s head of awards, said: “It’s an outstanding achievement to be named the winner in your sector at the RoSPA Awards, which are the toughest health and safety awards in the world, so Wales and West Utilities deserves all the credit it gets.”

The RoSPA Awards, which is in its 64th year, recognises achievement in health and safety management systems, including practices such as leadership and workforce involvement.

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