Clegg Construction wins internationally recognised health and safety accolade from the Royal Society

01 November 2023

Clegg Construction has fought off stiff international competition to scoop a prestigious RoSPA Award, demonstrating its commitment to health and safety excellence.

The over 90-year-old construction company won the prestigious President’s award for the fourth year running, following 15 consecutive gold awards demonstrating its dedication to ensuring its site and office-based employees get home safely at the end of every working day.

In addition, its sister company, Clegg Food Projects, has achieved its third President’s Award and its 12th consecutive gold award this year.

About the RoSPA Health and Safety Awards

The RoSPA Health and Safety Awards is the largest occupational health and safety awards programme in the UK. Now into its 67th year, the Awards have almost 2,000 entries every year, covering nearly 50 countries and a reach of over seven million employees. The programme recognises organisations’ commitment to continuous improvement in the prevention of accidents and ill health at work, looking at entrants’ overarching health and safety management systems, including practices such as leadership and workforce involvement.

While most awards are non-competitive – recognising individual organisations’ achievements – competitive awards are presented in 20 industry sectors and for specialist areas of health and safety management.

Quote from Gary Shout, HSEQ Manager - Clegg Group 

Gary Shout, HSEQ Manager at Clegg Group, commented: “At Clegg Group, health and safety is at the very heart of all that we do, and safe working is firmly embedded in our culture. We are proud that both our operating companies have once again been recognised for their dedication to keeping colleagues safe from accidents and ill-health at work.”

Quote from Julia Small, Achievements Director - RoSPA

Julia Small, RoSPA’s Achievements Director, said: “Accidents at work and work-related ill health don’t just have huge financial implications or cause major disruption – they significantly impact an individual’s quality of life. That’s why good safety performance deserves to be recognised and rewarded.

“We are thrilled that Clegg Construction and Clegg Food Projects have won a RoSPA Award and would like to congratulate them on showing an unwavering commitment to keeping their employees, clients and customers safe from accidental harm and injury.”