Honoured for safety procedures

An employee has been honoured for his work helping keeping colleagues safe.

Jim Bradley, from Morpeth, is a driver at the Speedy depot in North Shields and received an award in the Speedy Excellent Awards after receiving praise from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

Speedy supported a HSE ‘Safety Day’ with Jim praised for his exemplary conduct.

Ian Moore, Speedy area services director for the north, said: “As the rental industry leader in promoting safety best practice, we were proud to receive such a glowing report from the HSE for one of our employees.

“Jim was commended for his commitment to his duties, most notably for his health and safety procedures.

“He has a excellent work ethic, positive attitude and his willingness to go above and beyond on a daily basis is why he has won this award.”

Jim, who has worked at Speedy for six years, said: “Words can’t describe how happy I am to win this award. I love my job and it’s a great feeling knowing that my work hasn’t gone unnoticed.”

Speedy chief executive Mark Rogerson MBE said: “Our people are our greatest asset.”

“The Excellence Awards were created to recognise their efforts and to thank those individuals who make an outstanding contribution in their work.

“I would like to congratulate all of our winners, as well as those who have been highly commended, and also to everyone who was nominated by their colleagues who value and appreciate their efforts.”