Reliance, the company which escorts Scotland’s prisoners to and from the courts, has received the prestigious Gold Award for Occupational Safety from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents.
The Gold Award recognises the company’s commitment to continuously improving the health and safety of its employees and the prisoners in its care.
Simon Marshall, Director of Operations for Reliance Secure Task Management, said: “This is an impressive achievement as RoSPA has one of the longest running and most respected occupational awards programmes.
“There are four levels of awards of which the Gold is the highest.
“We entered these awards as a tangible way of demonstrating our commitment to continuously improving health and safety and we are delighted to have struck gold.”
To win the award Reliance had to demonstrate and evidence: