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July 25, 2012


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BSC International Safety Award for ADT Fire & Security

ADT Fire & Security has received the prestigious British Safety Council (BSC) International Safety Award in recognition of its “exemplary commitment” to the health, safety and well-being of its employees through market leading Health and Safety management.

The British Safety Council is a charity devoted to helping businesses improve their health, safety and environmental management initiatives.

The prestigious International Safety Award has been in existence for over 50 years, and is bestowed upon organisations in recognition of a proven commitment to workplace Health and Safety.

ADT received a 59 out of 60 mark for its Head Office and local branches: collective homes to 300 members of staff and located in Sunbury, London. The score was awarded following rigorous standardisation and awarding procedures conducted by independent, chartered Health and Safety adjudicators on behalf of the British Safety Council.

The award recognises ADT’s Health and Safety initiatives that range from fire safety to employee well-being, including regular risk auditing, health checks and a cycle to work campaign rolled out across all business units.

These initiatives were highlighted as positive testimonials to the effective schemes and initiatives carried out at ADT.

Employees: the “lifeblood” of the business

On receiving the accolade, John Barnacle-Bowd – head of quality assurance and environment (Health and Safety) at ADT Fire & Security – commented: “Our employees are the very lifeblood of our business and we’re fully committed to safeguarding their well-being while also ensuring a positive and happy work environment. This award recognises just some of our proactive initiatives which show our continued dedication to all aspects of Health and Safety in the working environment.”

Alex Botha, CEO of the British Safety Council, congratulated ADT and said: What ADT has demonstrated is that a well-managed Health and Safety programme ensures the safety and well-being of employees and contributes to business effectiveness and success. The Health and Safety of employees is non-negotiable, and ADT has shown great determination and diligence in making this a priority.”

A Tyco International company, ADT is the world’s largest electronic security company based on revenues. It designs, installs and services fire and electronic security systems for residential, business and Government customers.

In the UK and Ireland, ADT’s solutions portfolio includes intruder alarms, video surveillance, access control, electronic article surveillance, RFID, fire detection, integrated solutions and monitoring.

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