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Blackburn, Lancashire, United Kingdom, 2010/12/02 - Vehicle safety specialist, Vision Techniques, was a runner-up for one of the most prestigious vehicle safety awards in the country.
Blackburn-based Vision Techniques was this month a finalist for one of the most prestigious awards in Britain for vehicle safety.
The company, which supplies and installs reversing cameras and other vehicle safety equipment throughout the UK, was nominated for Health and Safety Award at the Chartered Institution of Waste Management (CIWM) Awards.
Products for which Vision Techniques was nominated includes Banksman Radar, Banksman Auto Braking, Zonesafe and Traffic Alerts.
Along with a local council, Vision Techniques was a joint runner-up. Veolia Enviromental Services, a multinational waste management company based in the UK, was the winner for the Health and Safety Award.
Michael Hanson, Managing Director at Vision Techniques, said: “We were delighted be finalists for such a prestigious award. It clearly shows that our products are at the forefront of vehicle safety.”
The award ceremony, which was held at London’s Marriot Grosvenor Square, was a huge event with over one thousand people attending.
Among the crowd were writers from specialist magazines. BBC broadcast journalist Kate Silverton presented the award. There were 35 different finalists from across 11 categories.
“We have been an established vehicle safety company for over two decades now,” said Mr Hanson.
Vision Techniques (vision-techniques.com) is a member of the CIWM. It represents over 7,000 waste management professionals - setting professional standards for individuals working in the waste management industry.
Vision Techniques supplies many other solutions to assist with reversing - including fitting reversing cameras throughout vehicles to minimise potential risks.
It is a leading supplier of the latest security and safety equipment for all types of vehicles - including van safety, lorry safety, truck safety, forklift safety and HGV safety - throughout the country.
The company supplies to hundreds of local authorities - as well as waste disposal vehicle manufacturers and vehicle body-builders.