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ScotAsh Achieves 12 Years Without an LTI

on Mon, 01/12/2014 - 15:37

ScotAsh reached a key safety milestone at the end of November, achieving 12 years without a Lost Time Incident.

The entire team works hard to ensure everyone stays safe 365 days a year – and Toolbox Talks and training exercises are held regularly to ensure that, if an accident occurred, everyone would know what to do.

Production Manager Jim Donnelly said: "Reaching the fantastic milestone of 12 years without a LTI is down to a team effort, 365 days a year. Everyone in the team is committed to upholding excellent safety standards.

"All staff at ScotAsh receive health and safety training

ScotAsh Raises £645 for Macmillan Cancer Support

on Wed, 01/10/2014 - 13:22

ScotAsh swapped blending cements and grouts for the altogether more delicious concoctions of cupcakes and meringues on Friday 26th September, to take part in the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.

The team invited suppliers and customers round for coffee and cakes, raising a total of £645 for Macmillan Cancer Support.

The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning is Macmillan’s largest annual fundraising event, where people across the UK hold coffee mornings on the same day to raise money for people living with cancer.

Fourth RoSPA Gold Medal for ScotAsh

on Tue, 29/07/2014 - 13:37

ScotAsh has been awarded a fourth Gold Medal in the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents’ (RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2014, for maintaining its excellent health and safety performance.

RoSPA only awards Gold Medals when a company achieves five Gold Awards in a row. To date ScotAsh has achieved eight consecutive Gold Awards and four Gold Medals.

The company celebrated 12 years without a Lost Time Incident inNovember and continues to make health and safety a priority.

A health and safety week took place in June, with staff participating in various events including: a site

ScotAsh to Raise Funds for Action Medical Research

on Fri, 11/07/2014 - 16:17

ScotAsh has combined its employee wellbeing programme with raising much needed funds for medical research to help babies and children suffering from traumatic health problems.

On 22nd August the ScotAsh team of Ross MacNicol, Peter Goodwin, Louis Caine and Ross Cameron, with Jim Donnelly and Karen Seivwright as support crew, will be taking part in the Trossachs PLOD, a 50km walking endurance challenge.

Starting at midnight in Aberfoyle, the trek follows a circular route through the Trossachs and is designed to push the teams to the limits of their endurance.The ScotAsh team, and their fellow

ScotAsh Gains Healthy Working Lives Award

on Thu, 05/06/2014 - 10:16

ScotAsh has achieved the distinction of becoming the first company in Fife to achieve a Bronze Healthy Working Lives Award, since a new assessment process was introduced last autumn.

The company launched a wellbeing programme for employees two years ago, to build on its excellent health and safety record, which saw the business achieve 11 years without a Lost Time Injury in November 2013.

Karen Seivwright, Sales, Personnel, Training & Admin Assistant, has been leading a series of healthy living initiatives for the ScotAsh team.

She said: “The wellbeing programme started with a healthy eating

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