Specsavers in South Shields has been awarded a Platinum Health and Safety Award after passing a tough inspection.

The opticians received its annual visit from a health and safety officer and the staff were praised for their hard work and great attention to detail.

Highest accolade for Specsavers store

The platinum award is the highest accolade a Specsavers store can be awarded for health and safety efforts.

Brian Clark, director said: ‘We are absolutely delighted that our hard work has been recognised. ‘Customer experience is our number one priority and a huge part of that is health and safety. We must remain vigilant and check our store is the safest it can be at all times.

‘I would like to thank all of the staff for their continued support to ensure our store is the best it can be for our customers every day of the year.’

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