Gold for Ryebridge - London Luton Airport partnership at Safety Awards
Published: 23 May 2013
Ryebridge Ltd, the specialist construction company, working in partnership with London Luton Airport Operations Ltd, received a Gold award for its approach to occupational health and safety at an industry awards ceremony held in Birmingham on Wednesday 15th May 2013.
The event, run by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA), recognises excellence in specialist areas, such as the management of occupational road risk.
Dating back 57 years, the RoSPA Awards scheme is the largest and longest-running programme of its kind in the UK. It recognises commitment to accident and ill health prevention and is open to businesses and organisations of all types and sizes from across the UK and overseas. The scheme not only looks at accident records, but also entrants’ overarching health and safety management systems, including practices such as leadership and workforce involvement.
David Rawlins, RoSPA’s Awards Manager, said: “RoSPA firmly believes organisations which demonstrate commitment to continuous improvement in accident and ill health prevention deserve recognition. Ryebridge Ltd, working in partnership with London Luton Airport Operations Ltd, has shown that it is committed to striving for such continuous improvement and we are delighted to honour it through the presentation of an award.”
Mark Lawman, Projects & Civil Engineering Manager, London Luton Airport Operations Ltd. said: “I am delighted that this collaborative effort has been recognised by RoSPA. It goes to show how seriously we take the issue of safety and accident prevention at London Luton, and I congratulate the teams involved on their very well deserved achievement.”
Daniel Coyle, Director, Ryebridge Ltd commented “We at Ryebridge Ltd are committed to operating robust health and safety management systems across our business and throughout our partnership with London Luton Airport. The commitment to continuous improvement by all parties is to be commended, and the recognition by RoSPA is something that we are extremely proud of.”
For more information contact London Luton Airport Press Office: email@example.com
Notes to Editors:
London Luton Airport is one of the UK’s largest airports and carried 9.6 million passengers in 2012. The Airport directly and indirectly employs over 500 and 8,000 staff respectively, is a key economic driver for the region and a major base for ‘low cost’ or ‘no frills’ air travel.
easyJet, Wizz Air, Ryanair, Monarch, Thomson, EL AL, Blue Air, and Flybe operate from the airport, departing to over 100 destinations including services to Europe, Africa, and Asia, with onward connections to Mumbai, Hong Kong, Johannesburg, Beijing and Bangkok via Tel Aviv.
London Luton Airport Operations Limited, through its parent company TBI Limited, is owned jointly by the leading international infrastructure provider abertis Infraestructuras S.A. (with a 90 per cent shareholding) and the international business arm of Aena, the Spanish national airport and air traffic control organisation, Aena Desarrollo Internacional S.A. (with a 10 per cent shareholding).