Smiths News wins big at RosPA Awards

Distribution company Connect Group is celebrating after its businesses Smiths News and Tuffnells were awarded industry leading gold standard awards for health and safety by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).

RoSPA Awards

Presented at a ceremony held at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole, all ten sites in the running took achievement awards home, with seven gold for Smiths News and a gold and two silvers for Tuffnells, recognising their efforts towards improving health and safety standards in the workplace through education and new technologies.

Commenting on the centre’s success, Jonathan Bunting CEO of Smiths News, said:

“A RoSPA Award is a well-recognised accolade that highlights a company’s efforts towards promoting workplace safety. Health and safety is something we take very seriously and the fact that some of our sites have managed to retain the Gold Award for a many consecutive years is a testament to that. A massive congratulations to all our teams. I’m incredibly proud of their ongoing commitment to ensuring all of our colleagues stay safe as they go about their daily working life.”

Full awards details are as follows:

Smiths News gold winners: Birmingham, Hemel Hempstead, Langley, Newcastle, Newport, Nottingham, Stockport

Tuffnells: Leighton Buzzard, Haydock (gold), Brierley Hill (silver)