TEES Valley firms are celebrating scooping top safety honours.
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents has honoured 31 local businesses for their outstanding achievements in workplace safety.
They have been presented with RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards.
The 31 Tees Valley firms were among 1,400 winners recognised by RoSPA in the 51st year of the awards programme.
Tom Mullarkey, RoSPA chief executive, said: “These award winners have demonstrated how seriously they take health and safety and they should be proud of their success. We hope others will seek to follow their efforts to support RoSPA’s mission to save lives and reduce injuries.”
As well as achievement awards, the RoSPA scheme honours the health and safety leaders in 22 industry sectors - including construction, manufacturing, transport, healthcare and public service.
Local winners were:
Steels Engineering Services, Stockton: Bronze award
A66 Surtees Bridge, Stockton (Edmund Nuttall, Highways
Agency and A-One Integrated
Highway Services): Gold
ACKtiv Nuclear, Stockton: Gold
BSR Pipeline Services, Hartlepool: Gold
Gus Robinson Developments, Hartlepool: Gold
Integrated Utility Services, Stockton: Gold
Lundbeck Pharmaceuticals, Middlesbrough: Gold
Polam Hall School, Darlington: Gold
Redcar and Cleveland College: Gold
Svitzer Marine, Middlesbrough: Gold
AK Engineering Services, Stockton: Gold Medal
Armah Switchgear, Guisborough: Gold Medal
Dormor Machine and Engineering Company, Guisborough: Gold Medal
Euremica, Guisborough: Gold Medal
Heerema Hartlepool: Gold Medal
Hertel Services, Middlesbrough: Gold Medal
James Petre and Company, Guisborough: Gold Medal
Simon Riverside, Middlesbrough: Gold Medal
TDG European Chemicals, Redcar: Gold Medal
Huntsman Polyurethanes, Redcar: Highly Commended, chemical industry sector
British Energy, Hartlepool: President’s award
MB Inspection, Stockton: President’s award
Seal Sands Storage, Middlesbrough: President’s award
Teesside Gas Processing, Stockton: President’s award
Teesside Power Station, Stockton: President’s award
Tolent Construction, Stockton: President’s award
ABB Exxonmobil Demolition and Remediation Project, Middlesbrough: Silver
BASF, Seal Sands: Silver
Bpi, Stockton: Silver
Homes by Woodford, Stockton: Silver
Riverside Bakery, Guisborough: Silver