Openreach Earns Prestigious RoSPA Awards for Health and Safety Excellence

United Kingdom – Openreach, a prominent player in the telecommunications industry, has emerged victorious in the esteemed RoSPA Awards, reinforcing its unwavering commitment to maintaining the highest standards of health and safety.

Often hailed as the “Oscars of safety awards,” the RoSPA Awards celebrate exemplary health and safety practices across various sectors. In a notable achievement, Openreach has clinched victory in not one but three significant categories:

Information & Communication Industry Sector Award: Openreach was recognized for its outstanding performance in health and safety management within the Information & Communication industry. The company’s comprehensive health and safety programs, including the “Everyone Home Safe and Well” strategy, Hearts and Minds safety culture training, Life Saving Rules, and the introduction of Tetra for fall prevention, played a pivotal role in securing this accolade. These initiatives are instrumental in ensuring the safety and well-being of Openreach’s workforce, ensuring they return home safely after each working day.

Fleet Safety: Openreach achieved a Gold Award in the Fleet Safety category for its dedicated efforts in managing occupational road risk. The company’s initiatives, such as its road risk management system, speed awareness courses, vehicle app, and vehicle telematics for monitoring and measuring driving performance, contributed to this recognition. These endeavors underscore Openreach’s commitment to enhancing road safety for its employees.

Best New Entry: Openreach’s outstanding debut in the RoSPA Awards resulted in the prestigious “Best New Entry” award. This category acknowledges businesses that are participating in the awards for the first time and have showcased remarkable commitment to health and safety excellence.

Jonny Rae

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