Alfred Bagnall & Sons (North West) Ltd has received Northern Counties Safety Group’s “Most Improved Company” Award for 2012. Craig Penketh, Operations Director of Northern Counties Safety Group (NCSG) presented Bagnalls’ Branch Manager, Mike Worrall, with the trophy at the North West branch’s annual safety day. On presenting the award, Craig said; “Bagnalls have demonstrated further improvements to their safety systems throughout 2012 and have shown continued progress in their safety culture. The company strives to maintain high standards of health and safety compliance and this award is recognition of their efforts.”
NCSG provide external health and safety advice and training to Bagnalls as well as to fifty other companies within the northern region, the annual award ceremony is open to all NCSG members and relates to improvements made by the members in managing health and safety. The awards are based on the health and safety audits that are undertaken by the NCSG health and safety advisors throughout the year. During the audits the safety advisors are looking for a positive safety culture based on, control, communication, competency and co-operation.