5 April 2024

Menzies earns prestigious global health and safety award from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).

Eight-time RoSPA Gold Medal winner Menzies Distribution Solutions is recognised as a leader in safety as it strives for quality and compliance throughout its operations.


The health and safety of our people and everyone we interact with is a critical element of Menzies’ drive for continuous improvement of quality and compliance throughout the organisation. We are therefore extremely pleased to have again been recognised as a world-leader in health and safety practice by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) as Menzies Distribution Solutions (MDS), part of the Menzies Distribution Group wins a prestigious RoSPA Gold Award, demonstrating its commitment to health and safety excellence for the eighth consecutive time.


The esteemed RoSPA Awards programme now celebrates its 68th year as the UK’s largest and most impactful health and safety programme. With almost 2,000 entries annually from over 50 countries, impacting over seven million employees, they offer a platform to spotlight an unwavering commitment to continuous improvement and excellence in health and safety.


The programme recognises organisations’ commitment to protecting lives, and the prevention of accidents and ill health at work, looking at entrants’ overarching health and safety management systems, including practices such as leadership and workforce involvement. Whether entrants seek non-competitive excellence recognition or vie for competitive awards across 32 industry sectors, the RoSPA Awards provide an unparalleled opportunity to stand among leaders shaping safer, healthier workplaces.


Julia Small, RoSPA’s Achievements Director, said:


“Workplace accidents don’t just pose financial risks and operational disruptions; they significantly impact the quality of life for individuals. This is why acknowledging and rewarding excellent safety performance is vital.


“We congratulate Menzies Distribution Solutions for winning a prestigious RoSPA Award (eight consecutive golds) and showing an unwavering commitment to keeping employees, clients and customers safe from accidental harm and injury.


“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.”


Welcoming the award, Richard Morson, MD at Menzies Distribution Solutions, said:


“In the pursuit of excellence, health and safety stands as our cornerstone. It has always been, and will always be, a top priority for us as we know from experience that it is critical to running a successful and sustainable logistics business.


“We are honoured to receive this recognition for the eighth consecutive year, it’s testament to the unwavering commitment of everyone at MDS who collectively ensure every step forward is a step towards the highest safety standards. We look forward to continuing our quest for industry-leading health and safety, always striving for excellence and helping to deliver best in class service to our customers.”

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