Eaton wins Make UK award
Posted on 17 Apr 2019 and read 1193 times
Warwick-based Eaton Ltd, a manufacturer of screw-in cartridge valves and hydraulic integrated circuits, has won national recognition at this year’s Make UK (formerly EEF) Future Manufacturing Awards.
The company, which employs 240 people at its factory, was runner up in the health-and-safety category (sponsored by AIG). The award goes to manufacturers that have achieved the most impressive or innovative improvements in the health-and-safety culture of their workplace.
) was up against stiff competition from a range of innovative businesses — small and large — from around the country.
It was chosen as the national runner-up by a panel of judges — business leaders, industry experts and academics — after impressing them with its ability to achieve, maintain and even improve on a number of industry accreditations.
The judges said they were impressed by the way Eaton looked at the link between personal values and the work
Jacky Lynch, Eaton’s health-and-safety manager, said: “Winning the regional award was fantastic, and this is even better.
"We continuously work hard on the Health and Safety culture within the organisation, and I’m so pleased that this has been recognised.”
Simon Gallimore, manufacturing industry lead at AIG UK, said: “Boosting health and safety in the work-place leads to significant improvements in employee well-being, operational efficiency and reduced spend on insurance and accidents. Manufacturers are leading the way.
"Eaton justly deserves this award for the fantastic work it has done to improve its health-and-safety culture, setting a great example for manufacturers up and down the country.”