This award was given to partners of Physio Control, who, in 2017, achieved at least 150% growth vs 2014 - from a baseline of 100k$ in the business of AEDs with Physio Control, now part of Stryker. A more heartsafe world is something both Physio Control, now part of Stryker and defibshop envision and this award has spurred our team on even more to help create this safer world.
Safecontractor Approved Award
Safecontractor is a leading third party accreditation scheme which recognises very high standards in health and safety
management amongst UK contractors and businesses.To achieve the award under the Safecontractor scheme, businesses undergo a vetting process which examines health and safety procedures and their track record for safe practice.
The award is applicable to most industry sectors, however it is particularly relevant to food manufacture, property, facilities management, retail and leisure sectors, all of which are big users of contracted services.
We’re thrilled to have won this award and to have been recognised for our commitment to the safety and wellbeing of our employees.
Cardiac Smart Gold Award
The CardiacSmart Gold award aims to recognise companies or individuals who ‘have made outstanding efforts to save the life of a person suffering a cardiac arrest’ including the ability to raise awareness of the Chain of Survival in its four stages.
The award, which is awarded by the North West Ambulance Service, can also be won at Bronze and Silver levels – but defibshop has earned the top award after ticking all the boxes including:
- Increasing numbers of personnel trained in Basic Life support
- AED awareness sessions offered to the wider community
- Ability to sustain their work
We are incredibly proud of the award and thank the NWAS for recognising the work we do in the community with defibrillator placement and AED training.
Salford Business Awards Excellence Runner Up 2014
The 2014 Salford Business Awards is an esteemed event with hundreds of applicants entering to win one of nine awards announced on the evening. The awards recognise local Salford Businesses and have some incredibly notable entries from various companies in the local area.
We were incredibly pleased to win runner-up position for the “Excellence Award”, this award focuses on a business’s standards in terms of customer service, internal strength and ability to progress. This was our second time winning this award which we feel is a fantastic achievement considering the amount of competition at the event, receiving this accolade and recognition confirms our ability to progress and grow as a team and as a company.
Great Place to Work® 2014
The Great Place to Work® Institute defines a great workplace as one where you: ‘Achieve organisational objectives with employees who give their personal best and work together as a team or family, all in an environment of trust.’
There are three key elements of a ‘great workplace’:
- People trust their management
- Have pride in what they do
- Enjoy working with their colleagues
Investors in People is all about business improvement. We have achieved this award through targeting our chosen business priorities and working towards them in conjunction with Investors in People.
Our customers greatly value this award as it is the independently assessed, leading management benchmark of business improvement and once again shows our commitment to our customers but also to our own staff.
Commenting on the award to Imperative Training in the Best Customer Focus category, Andrew Areoff, the Chairman of the Judges, said: “Providing health and safety training to companies is a vital service that could save people’s lives and Imperative Training impressed the judges with its commitment to delivering the best possible customer service. By keeping trainers up to date with the latest guidelines, the company ensures trainers provide a high standard of training and comments obtained from students attending each course are always followed up and fed back into the business.”
Salford Business Excellence Award Runner-up 2012
- Manchester Evening News Business of the Year Award 2012
- Football Business Awards Services to Business under £10m