Thornton Cleveleys (UK) – Based on the strength of its occupational health and safety management and performance in 2014, Victrex plc, an innovative world-leader of high-performance PAEK* polymer-based solutions, has been awarded the Order of Distinction by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA). This follows Victrex's outstanding record in achieving 18 consecutive annual Gold awards and is the fourth year Victrex has received the Order of Distinction.
"This prestigious award recognises the highest priority that Victrex places on safety, health and environment in the workplace," commented Simon Evans, SHE Manager at Victrex. "Our talented people are our most precious resource and this award recognises the efforts of each and every one of them to achieve a safe and healthy workplace."
The mission of The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) is to save lives and reduce injuries, and the RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards are an internationally recognized accolade. Further information about the RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards is online at www.rospa.com/awards
*) PAEK, family of high-performance polyaryletherketone polymers such as VICTREX™ PEEK