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Red funnel Awarded Order of Distinction following 17 Gold awards

Red Funnel is celebrating once again after been handed a prestigious global award for excellence in health and safety practices.

The cross-Solent ferry operator was announced as a winner of the internationally-renowned RoSPA 2018 Health and Safety Awards, the longest-running industry awards scheme in the UK. Red Funnel achieved the Order of Distinction following 17 consecutive Gold awards.

The company will be presented with the award during a ceremony at ExCeL, London on Tuesday, June 19, 2018.

The RoSPA Awards scheme, which receives entries from organisations around the world, recognises achievement in health and safety management systems, including practices such as leadership and workforce involvement.

Commenting on the award, Kevin George, Chairman and CEO of Red Funnel, said: “We are delighted to receive this prestigious global award from RoSPA. The safety of our customers and staff is at the very heart of this business and we are enormously proud of our health and safety record.”

Julia Small, RoSPA’s head of qualifications, awards and events, said: “The RoSPA Awards are the most highly-respected in the health and safety arena, with almost 2,000 entrants every year, and allow organisations to prove excellence in the workplace, demonstrating a commitment to the wellbeing of not only employees but all those who interact with it.”

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