2013

RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Gold Award 2013

This years awards were held at the Hilton Metropole, Birmingham. Colas were presented with a gold award in recognition of our outstanding occupational health and safety practices. This win, shows our ongoing commitment to raising health and safety standards.

RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Highly Commended For Managing Occupational Road Risk 2013

This this is the fourth occasion Colas has received the prestigious Highly Commended accolade in the Managing Occupational Road Risk (MORR) category, repeating last year’s level of success. Our SAID campaign attracted favourable attention and is highly regarded in the industry.

Road Surface Treatments Association Health & Safety Awards 2013 Behavioural Safety Category Joint Winner

The awards aim to capture and promote industry best practice. This year there were three categories: Workforce Involvement; Behavioural Safety; Innovation. The awards were presented by Joy Jones from the Health and Safety Executive at the recent RSTA Annual Dinner and were sponsored by Nynas Bitumen.

Colas was awarded for its Behavioural Safety Coaching Programme which is based upon a collaborative approach that is supported by effective training and communication methods. The programme demonstrates a real commitment to fundamental improvements in operative health and safety.

Road Surface Treatments Association Health & Safety Awards 2013 Innovation Category Winner

Colas won the Innovation category for its ‘Driving Through Roadworks – Public Awareness Campaign’. Colas took on the responsibility to educate drivers. Of particular commendation is the fact that the campaign is the result of employee feedback. The adoption of the campaign by other companies is witness to its success.

Mineral Products Association Traffic Management Initiative Winner For Outstanding Achievements in Contractors Safety 2013

The theme of this year’s conference and awards was “Advancing Competence - Addressing the Challenges”. This award was won for the research, development and implementation of the Colas Traffic Safety System on our impact protection vehicles (IPVs) to act as an early warning sign to operatives and help in the identification of near miss incidents and impacts from third party vehicles.

Watch our Colas Traffic Safety System video on our You Tube channel: http://bit.ly/TrafficSafetySystem

Mineral Products Association Highly Commended For Outstanding Achievements in Worker Involvement 2013