Online electricals retailer, AO, has announced today that it has received an internationally recognised award for demonstrating high health and safety standards.

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) has awarded AO Logistics a Silver Award for their efforts to ensure staff get home safely to their families at the end of every working day.

This is the third time AO Logistics has been recognised with the prestigious award. This latest achievement demonstrates the high standards set throughout the retailer’s depots and distribution warehouses located across the UK.

When evaluating potential award recipients, RoSPA assesses each organisations culture, loss mitigation and accident prevention with those receiving an award being recognised as leaders in health and safety practice.

The scheme is the longest running of its kind in the UK, and receives entries from organisations across the globe, making it one of the most sought-after achievement awards for health and safety worldwide.

David Ashwell, Managing Director of AO Logistics, said: “We’re delighted to have been awarded RoSPA’s Silver Award for our high health and safety standards. Our people are at the forefront of everything we do, so we always strive to make sure our operations have all the correct practices in place to keep them safe at work.”

Julia Small, RoSPA’s Achievements Director, said: “This is a fantastic and well-deserved accomplishment. All our award entrants demonstrate their unwavering commitment and passion for keeping people safe at work. By receiving this recognition AO Logistics join like-minded businesses and organisations worldwide, who represent the very best in their approach to Health and Safety. I would like to add my personal thanks for all the work that it has taken to secure this well-deserved award – congratulations to all those involved, who champion and drive-up Health and Safety standards every day. You are a fantastic example to others in your sector.”