JELD-WEN UK Ltd, based in Penrith, has won a national woodworking award for helping protect pedestrians from moving industrial vehicles used throughout joinery operations.
The business, the UK’s largest manufacturer of high-quality timber doors, windows and stairs, won a Health & Safety Award, sponsored by Intelligent Door Solutions, at the 13th annual British Woodworking Federation (BWF) Awards.
The ceremony celebrated the best of the best in UK woodworking, recognising technical innovation, design, process efficiencies, health & safety and the rising stars of the industry.
The prestigious award recognises JELD-WEN’s work in developing, testing and introducing an advanced Radio Frequency Tag System to protect pedestrians from moving industrial vehicles, which are used throughout joinery operations to load and unload HGV’s and transport materials. This is part of JELD-WEN’s global environmental, health and safety strategy to manage vehicle and pedestrian safety at its sites.
The prize was presented at a celebratory awards evening held at the Kimpton Fitzroy London Hotel. A full list of the winners at this year’s BWF Awards can be found at: https://www.bwf.org.uk/awards-2021/