National Nuclear Laboratory


Sunday 25 May 2014

3 in a row – Nexia Solutions Wins RoSPA Sector Award

Nexia Solutions Ltd is delighted to have won the prestigious RoSPA Research and Development Industry Sector Award for the third year running. The awards identify and reward best performance in each industry. Nexia Solutions is pleased to have demonstrated to RoSPA that the company has maintained consistently excellent or continuously improving health and safety performance. David Rawlins, RoSPA Awards Manager, said: “Nexia Solutions have demonstrated how seriously they take health and safety management and are a fine example to many other companies. We would like to see more organisations following their lead by providing a positive example.” Nexia Solutions Managing Director, Dr Peter Bleasdale said: “This is a great accolade for everyone in Nexia Solutions. For the third successive year, we have had our commitment to health and safety highly recognised by one of the world’s leading health and safety organisations. We consider this to be a huge acknowledgement that we are on the right track in delivering occupational safety excellence. The RoSPA Awards are not just about reducing the number of accidents and cases of ill health at work. They are also about ensuring that organisations have in place good health and safety management systems. They help reinforce the message that good health and safety is good business. Ends For further information, please contact: • Peter O’Brien, Nexia Solutions Communications 01925 832074 07801 856257 (mobile) E-mail: peter.o’ • Gareth Thomas, Nexia Solutions Communications 01925 832319 07740 819728 (mobile) E-mail: Notes to Editors: • Nexia Solutions Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of British Nuclear Fuels plc (BNFL). • The business specialises in providing customers with tailored solutions by applying the right level of technical innovation and intellectual support. • Responding to Government requirements concerning the nuclear skills base, Nexia Solutions has the mission to protect the national nuclear technology capability. • Nexia Solutions provides a core offering of technology services and solutions across the full nuclear fuel cycle primarily in the UK, but with an increasing overseas market. • Main UK customers for Nexia Solutions services include the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA), British Nuclear Group, Westinghouse and British Energy plc. • Nexia Solutions is a business focused on delivering technology services in four main areas: 1. Operating Plants – Maintaining licence to operate and improving plant performance 2. Decommissioning and Clean up – Supporting cost reduction and programme acceleration 3. UK Nuclear Strategy – Assisting UK nuclear policy development and implementation 4. Laboratory Management – Managing multifaceted laboratory facilities on several sites • Nexia Solutions comprises 60 technical capabilities in total, with 29 unique to the UK. • On behalf of NDA, Nexia Solutions operates some of the most advanced and unique nuclear technology facilities in the world. • Nexia Solutions supports RoSPA’s aim to improve lives by preventing accidental injury at work, on the road, at home and leisure. • Nexia Solutions will receive the Research and Development Sector Award at a special ceremony at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel, National Exhibition Centre on Wednesday 10th May during Safety and Health Expo 2006 – the premier health and safety at work exhibition in the UK. • The RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2006 are sponsored by NEBOSH (National Examination Board in Occupational Health and Safety). NEBOSH is the leading health and safety professional examining body.