AN electrical retailer in Bolton has received an internationally recognised award for demonstrating high health and safety standards.

AO Bolton have received the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents Gold award for their impeccable standards.

Since opening in 2017, the recycling plant has recieved the gold award for five consecutive years.

They have received the award for their efforts to ensure staff working at the plant get home safely to their families at the end of every working day.

Managing director of AO Recycling, Robert Sant, said: “We’re delighted to have been awarded RoSPA’s Gold Award for our high health and safety standards.

"This is our fifth year achieving this award so it’s fantastic to have also been recognised with a Gold Medal to mark the achievement.

"Our people are at the forefront of everything we do, so we always strive to make sure our plant has all the correct practices in place to keep them safe at work.”