New Forest Business Partnership Members, Lightning Group have been awarded “Merit” from the British Safety Council for their International Safety Award in recognition of our excellent Health & Safety Management and dedication and commitment in preventing injury and ill-health in the workplace for 2013.The British Safety Council has announced the winners of their International Safety Awards for 2013, given to organisations in recognition of their proven commitment to workplace health and safety and excellent Health and Safety Performance and Awareness.
The International Safety Awards scheme, now in its fifty-fifth year, is open to organisations of all sizes across all industries and seeks to promote high standards of health and safety management practice in order to prevent workplace injury and ill health. The award winners have demonstrated to the judges their commitment and determination to prevent workplace injuries and work-related ill health.
The winning organisations span all sectors from the United Kingdom, Europe, Central Asia, Far East, Middle East and India. This long-established award has this year been won by 470 organisations. 38 organisations were awarded a distinction, 244 organisations [Including Lightning Group Of Companies] were awarded a merit with 188 organisations achieving a pass.
Alex Botha, Chief Executive of the British Safety Council, congratulated Lightning Group of Companies whose Head Office is based in Netley Marsh, Southampton and their Group Head Quarters in Wimborne, Dorset on its well-earned success. “On behalf of the Trustees and staff of the British Safety Council we warmly congratulate Lightning Group of Companies and it employees on gaining an International Safety Award. All of those working at Lightning Group of Companies have made this award possible which recognises their dedication and commitment in preventing injury and ill-health in the workplace. It was also apparent that applicants recognise that getting health and safety right is a business enabler.
“The success criteria for our International Safety Awards is challenging and that rightly reflects the importance of ensuring the risk of injury and ill health in the workplace are properly controlled. Awards have an important part to play in driving improvements in health and safety management year on year. Lightning Group of Companies should be rightly proud of their achievement. We are proud of our association with Lightning Group of Companies and their commitment to keeping their employees and workplaces healthy and safe. Our congratulations”.
Lightning Group Of Companies will be attending the International Safety Awards Gala Dinner taking place at Grosvenor House in London on 26 April 2013. Winners will enjoy a spectacular evening that includes an award presentation, a superb dinner, fabulous entertainment and dancing.
Lightning Group Of Companies applaud the excellent work undertaken globally by the British Safety Council in bringing to the attention the high importance of maximising commitment to achieving highest possible Health and Safety Performance and Awareness to prevent injury and ill-health in the workplace.

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