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Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Sector Winner


Imerys Minerals Limited (UK) were selected to receive a "Major Award in the Mining & Quarrying Sector" following their 2010 RoSPA Occupational Health & Safety Award submission.


In 1993 the RoSPA introduced individual Sector Awards to be presented annually for the most outstanding performance in health and safety by a company or organisation within a particular industry or sector.

Entrants had to demonstrate a robust and high quality safety management system together with a minimum of four years' consistently excellent or continuously improving health and safety performance.

Imerys were nominated in each of the following sections, Sector Winner, Highly Commended or Commended and were winners of the Mining & Quarrying Sector.


1,200 participants from many diverse industries attended a Gala Dinner at the Birmingham Metropole Hilton hotel, close to the National Exhibition Centre where a safety exhibition was being held.

Representatives of the Imerys Safety Section attended the dinner to receive the award. Beverley was highlighted as one of the Imerys sites who had achieved more than 1,000 days LTA free in 2009. (Namely Treviscoe Bagging, Mobile Plant Quarries, Mining Maintenance Haulage Engineers, Refiners Fixed Plant Maintenance, Dryers Fixed Plant Maintenance and Beverley).

RoSPA Occupational Health & Safety Awards

The RoSPA Safety Awards have been recognising health and safety success for over 50 years. This key fixture in the health and safety calendar offers organisations a prime opportunity to prove their ongoing commitment to raising health and safety standards. Be a part of the longest running and most highly respected occupational safety awards programme.




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