HEALTH AND SAFETY
- The Health and Safety of it's Associates is the primary concern of UYS Ltd. Since 2008 UYS Ltd have been holders of a RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Gold Awards. UYS also hold OHSAS 18001 All new employees undertake an induction day, which includes health, safety and environmental information on policies and procedures here at the UYS Ltd site. Here at UYS Ltd, we pride ourselves on the continuous improvements that have been demonstrated over the many years.
UYS Ltd takes its responsibility to the local community and environment very seriously indeed.
Our Plant on the Garsington road has been built to the highest environmental standards and
a Rating of "Excellent" following an environmental assessment from Breem.
UYS Ltd has also been awarded ISO 14001
INDUSTRY ACCREDITATIONS AND AWARDS
Both these awards have be acheived every year by UYS Ltd since 2008
ISO 14001 is the internationally accepted standard that sets out how you can go about putting in place an effective Environmental Management System (EMS)
The ISO 9001 is an ISO technical specification aiming to the development of a quality management system that provides for continual improvement, emphasizing defect prevention and the reduction of variation and waste in the supply chain.
BS OHSAS 18001 is the internationally recognised standard for occupational health and safety management systems.
UYS Ltd handed RoSPA President's (13 consecutive Golds) Award for health and safety practices
UYS Ltd, based in OXFORD, has been handed a prestigious award in recognition of
its practices and achievements in helping its staff get home safely at the end of the working
UYS Ltd has achieved a President's (13 consecutive Golds) in the internationally-renowned RoSPA
Health and Safety Awards, the longest-running industry awards scheme in the UK. The RoSPA Awards
which receives entries from organisations around the world, recognises achievement in health
and safety management systems, including practices such as leadership and workforce involvement.
Alan Sawyer, Business Systems Manager the person responsible for Health and Safety, said:
“UYS is very proud of its award. We take H&S seriously with many of our Snr managers and managers having NEBOSH qualifications and others have IOSH qualifications so the culture of H&S goes from top to bottom in the company.”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.” The majority of awards are non-competitive and mark achievement at merit, bronze, silver and gold levels. Gold medals, president’s awards, orders of distinction and the Patron’s Award are presented to organisations sustaining the high standards of the gold level over consecutive years. Competitive awards go to the best entries in 24 industry sectors including construction, healthcare, transport and logistics, engineering, manufacturing and education. There are specialist awards for health at work, environmental management and fleet safety, and excellence trophies for the best international, new entry, workforce involvement and organisation operating or based in Scotland. RoSPA’s top accolade is the Sir George Earle Trophy. Headline sponsor of the RoSPA Awards 2018 is NEBOSH – the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health – for the 13th consecutive year.