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C J Lang and Son Limited - Longtown Distribution Centre has won a Gold Medal award for achieving 9 consecutive Gold Awards in the prestigious RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards in recognition of its practices and achievements in helping its staff get home safely at the end of the working day.

They were presented with the Gold Medal award during a ceremony at DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central on Thursday, September 12, 2019. Through the RoSPA Awards scheme, which is open to businesses and organisations of all types and sizes from across the UK and overseas, judges consider entrants’ overarching occupational health and safety management systems, including practices such as leadership and workforce involvement.

Julia Small, RoSPA’s head of qualifications, awards and events, said: “The RoSPA Awards have become the key fixture in the health and safety calendar. Highly-respected, with almost 2,000 entrants every year, RoSPA award winners benefit from the wide-ranging rewards of improved sector reputation.” We congratulate C J Lang and Son Limited - Longtown Distribution Centre in maintaining an excellent health and safety record”.

Sandy Fowler, C J Lang’s Group HSE Manager, said "We are absolutely delighted to have been awarded a Gold Medal Award for achieving 9 consecutive Gold Awards by RoSPA in recognition of the Company’s continued commitment and the efforts of all our staff in both maintaining the highest standards of health and safety and providing a safe environment in which to work”.