SELLAFIELD Ltd logistics provider Peterson won two accolades at the company’s Contractors Safety Awards.

The firm was recognised for its consistent delivery of high safety standards and innovation.

Held annually, the awards celebrate the achievements of the Sellafield contracting community and the contribution they make to the site’s safety and security.

Peterson won the Chief Executive Officer’s Award for consistent excellence in health and safety performance, security and operational resilience, and providing value for local communities.

Mark Neate, Sellafield Ltd’s Environment, safety and security director, said: “The commitment of everyone is paramount to successful safe operations. Maintaining our collective focus and personal responsibility to safety is crucial.

“Our employees and contractor colleagues work together to safely progress our risk and hazard reduction mission, helping to create a clean and safe environment for future generations.”

Peterson also received a Management of Contractors Safety Award for the second year running in recognition of their collaborative and innovative work at our off-site Security and Distribution Centre at Lillyhall in Cumbria.

Working closely with the Sellafield Ltd warehouse team, Peterson has introduced a number of innovations that have helped create a state-of-the-art facility at the centre; delivering fuel savings of £75,000 for the wider supply chain and avoiding over 190,000kg of CO2 emissions last year by maximising the consolidation of all goods.

Alan Matear, Peterson Site Manager, said: “Our team’s relentless drive to deliver an excellent service has been exemplary since the start of operations at Lillyhall.

“These awards are a reward for their hard work, dedication and success achieved throughout the year.

“We are excited about the future and will continue working with the Sellafield team to innovate and enhance our operations.”

The Box Encapsulation Plant Direct Import Facility (BEPPS-DIF) delivery team, Jacobs Field Solutions and Nexus also picked up a Contractors Safety Award for their overall safety performance.