Tristar Group received another RoSPA Gold Award for having ‘achieved a very high level of performance, demonstrating well developed occupational health and safety management systems and culture, outstanding control of risk and very low levels of error, harm and loss’ in 2018. Tristar Group GM for Road Transport and Warehousing Shivananda Baikady attended the awarding ceremony held recently at the ExCeL in London, UK.
RoSPA is the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents and has a long standing and well established presence the health and safety Industry for almost 100 years. Her Majesty the Queen of England is the Patron of RoSPA.
RoSPA has also enjoyed a long standing and well established presence within the Middle East for many years. More and more Middle Eastern companies are calling upon the services of RoSPA in all areas of business from driver training to safety awards to health and safety training. Tristar has partnered with RoSPA in its Road Safety Awareness campaigns since 2014 in the UAE, Oman and recently in Saudi Arabia.
At the Tristar Road Safety Seminar held on April 17 in Riyadh, Robert Burgon, executive head of training at RoSPA, reiterated that 95% of all road accidents are preventable because they are caused by human error. He said that drivers can avoid accidents by being focused while driving so that they don’t get distracted and make the right judgements, especially at junctions and intersections.
Last year, Tristar Assistant GM-Operations Arundhan Alphones received the RoSPA Gold Award on behalf of the Tristar Group. He was accompanied by Tristar Manager HSE & Sustainability Sridhar Srinivasalu. In 2016, Tristar received the RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Award for five consecutive years and was presented the Gold Medal Award.
Tristar also received the MORR Trophy in 2013, a year after being named as MORR Gold Award winner. The trophy is the highest safety award for excellence in managing occupational road risk. In 2014, the company received the MORR Highly Commended Award; then in 2015, for the second time, Tristar was given the MORR Trophy.
Photo Caption: Tristar Group GM for Road Transport and Warehousing Shivananda Baikady (left) receiving the RoSPA Gold Award at the ExCeL in London, UK.