It’s safety first as Mace and Como take five international awards | Mace

It’s safety first as Mace and Como take five international awards

  • Mace's Hanover Square project, a commercial and mixed-use development won a merit award.

Mace has accepted five British Safety Council International Safety Awards at an awards night at the Grosvenor House in London.

The awards, all accredited with merits, were acknowledged by the British Safety Council for Mace’s “commitment to the health, safety and wellbeing of your workforce during 2010”.

Olivia Lynch, Mace’s health and safety manager on the winning Fieldgate Street student accommodation project in London, said: “to receive an award with merit is a credit to the Mace project team for embracing the concept of making safety first, second nature.”

In addition to the Fieldgate Street project, Mace’s specialised fit-out company, Como, receiving two international safety merit awards, now in its fifth year running. The work of the science and technology team across the UK was also recognised with a merit.

Hanover Square project, a commercial and mixed-use development for Stanhope and Mitsui also achieved a merit award. The project team commented: “To receive a merit award from an independent organisation reinforces both our client’s and team’s confidence that our day-to-day management of safety works.”

More than 600 organisations from across the world apply for the British Safety Council's International Safety Award each year.

The International Safety Award recognises and rewards organisations that show a real commitment to improving corporate health and safety. The award is acknowledged by the UK Health and Safety Executive as a powerful motivator for achieving high safety standards.

01.06.2011