Lorien Celebrates 27 Golden Years with ROSPA

April 2019

Global engineering design and project management firm Lorien Engineering Solutions is celebrating after being awarded the Gold Award for Health and Safety by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) - for the 27th consecutive year.

The award recognises continuous achievement at the highest level. Burton on Trent-based Lorien has also been awarded RoSPA’s highly coveted Patron’s Award for the third year.  Introduced in 2017, the Patron’s Award is conferred on organisations that have achieved consecutive gold awards for 25 years or more.

Lorien Engineering Solutions, a division of GP Strategies Corporation, specialises in capital projects for food, brewing, drinks, life sciences, advanced manufacturing, logistics, and safety compliance.

Lorien’s health and safety manager Elliot Follows said: “The achievement of a Patron’s Award for the third successive year represents a remarkable achievement and places Lorien in an exclusive club.

“The award recognises Lorien’s ongoing 365 days a year commitment to the safety requirements of our projects, clients, staff and contractors, and our constant drive to be ‘better’. I’m proud of my Safety Team whose strict compliance with our safety system, safety culture and ethics continues to keep our projects safe at all times.”

The RoSPA Awards scheme is open to businesses and organisations of all types and sizes from across the UK and overseas. Now in their 63rd year, the awards recognise achievement in health and safety management systems including practices such as leadership and workforce involvement. 

Bill Treddenick, operations and compliance director at Lorien, added: “Such consistently good performance takes considerable dedication and an ongoing commitment to continuous development.  We have been investing in staff resources, updated systems and digital tools to ensure we continue to provide an excellent service to clients, whilst also looking after the well-being of everyone engaged in construction.  This type of recognition is as a result of a whole-company effort, including our safety team, engineers and project managers.”

RoSPA’s awards mark achievement at merit, bronze, silver and gold levels. Gold medals, president’s awards and orders of distinction are presented to organisations sustaining the high standards of the gold level over consecutive years. 

Lorien will receive its award at a of prestigious gala dinner at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole on 6 June 2019.

Lorien’s health and safety certifications and accreditations include BS OHSAS 18001, SafeContractor, Altius, BROWZ and EcoVadis, as well as being corporate supporters of RoSPA and The British Safety Council.

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About Lorien Engineering Solutions
Lorien Engineering Solutions (Lorien) is an engineering design and project management organization, which is a division of GP Strategies. With operations in Burton-on-Trent, UK, and Wrocław, Poland, Lorien has around 110 specialists who design and deliver manufacturing projects in the brewing, drinks, food, life sciences, and advanced manufacturing industries and who also support logistics networks for the retail sector. Lorien is recognised as one of the UK’s top engineering project companies in these sectors. Other areas of specialism include sustainable energy schemes, waste to wealth, manufacturing performance improvement, and health and safety compliance.

In 2019 the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) will be awarded Lorien its 27th Gold Award, a Silver Award for fleet safety, and a 3rd Patron’s Award for occupational health and safety in the construction industry.

For further information, visit www.lorienengineering.com.


About GP Strategies
GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX) is a global performance improvement solutions provider of training, digital learning solutions, management consulting and engineering services. GP Strategies' solutions improve the effectiveness of organizations by delivering innovative and superior training, consulting and business improvement services, customized to meet the specific needs of its clients. Clients include Fortune 500 companies, manufacturing, process and energy industries, and other commercial and government customers.

Additional information may be found at www.gpstrategies.com.