YTL's Wessex Water awarded for safety

Bath,UK, August 22, 2015

WESSEX Water has been awarded for its high safety standards keeping its workforce safe and healthy.

The firm received two international health and safety awards from the British Safety Council including the ‘Power and Utilities’ sector award for the second consecutive year.

It is now the fifth year that Wessex Water has been recognised by the British Safety Council for their commitment to preventing workplace injuries and ill health.

Neal Stone, acting chief executive of the British Safety Council, said: "Wessex Water is commended for ensuring the health and safety of its own workforce and those of its contractors. This success is a real team effort."

Wessex Water’s engineering and construction department was also commended for its continuous improvement in accident prevention at the RoSPA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents) awards.

RoSPA praised the company for their 'Make It Right' initiative which promotes and develops an excellent health and safety culture among staff.