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Alba wins RoSPA Gold Award 2015 for Safety & Health

The RoSPA is a UK based organisation that recognise companies’ health and safety success around the world.

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C, one of the leading aluminium smelters in the world and an occupational safety and health performer, won the Gold Award for Occupational Health and Safety in the RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2015.

Alba’s Manager – Sales Europe, Boris Santosi received the award on behalf of the Company during a ceremony held at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel, at the National Exhibition Centre, UKin July, 2015.

On this occasion, Alba’s Chief Executive Officer, Tim Murray, said: “Employee safety and health is our number one priority. Alba maintains year-round campaigns and initiatives to ensure that there is a constant awareness on safety and health. It is an honour to receive the ROSPA Award, which recognises that our safety standards that are on par with international levels.”

David Rawlins, RoSPA’s awards manager, said: “The RoSPA Awards encourage improvement in occupational health and safety management. Organisations that gain recognition for their health and safety management systems, such as Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C, contribute to raising standards overall and we congratulate them.”

The RoSPA Awards recognise commitment to continuous improvement in accident and ill health prevention at work. Through the scheme, judges consider participants’ occupational health and safety management systems, including practices such as leadership and workforce involvement.

Alba has consistently maintained a high track record of safety, health and environment, and over the years, it has won numerous accolades — Gulf Aluminium Council’s 2014 Health & Safety Award under the Smelters Category; International Green Apple 2014 Gold award for the Environmental Best Practice; 2014 Occupational Excellence Achievement Award by the National Safety Council – USA and 2013 International Safety Award from the British Safety Council.