Acumen Waste Services, head-quartered in Yorkshire, have been awarded the internationally-recognised RoSPA Commended in Waste Management and Recycling Industry Sector Award at a gold level.

Acumen Waste was chosen out of 2,000 entrants as a world-leader in health and safety practices within their industry, achieving the UK’s longest running health and safety industry award. Receiving it at a gold level, means the leaders in waste management have been recognised for sustaining these high standards over a consecutive amount of years.

The Commended in Waste Management and Recycling Industry Sector Award is the third time Acumen have been recognised by RoSPA, as they have previously received the RoSPA Gold Award in both 2018 and 2019.

The team will be presented with their Gold Award during a ceremony at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel later this year.

Adam Hindson, Director of Compliance at Acumen, commented on the win: “We are thrilled to be awarded the commendation in sector and third RoSPA Gold award.

The award reflects our continuous determination and efforts to ensure everyone goes about their work safely. Consistently performing to this high standard highlights how our safety practices are truly embedded into our company and is a part of our DNA.”

Julia Small, RoSPA’s Head of Qualifications, Awards and Events, said: “The RoSPA Awards scheme is the longest-running of its kind in the UK, but it receives entries from organisations around the world, making it one of the most sought-after global accolades in health and safety.

RoSPA wants every employee, wherever they are, to work safe in the knowledge that they will be going home unharmed and healthy at the end of every day. The RoSPA Award winners are vital to help achieve this goal, as by entering they are driving up standards and setting new benchmarks for organisations everywhere.