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Industry sector winners of the International Safety Awards 2017 are shortlisted

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The winners in each of nine Sector Award categories will be announced by Lynda Armstrong OBE, Chair of Trustees, and Mike Robinson, Chief Executive of the British Safety Council, at the International Safety Awards Gala Dinner that will take place at the Grosvenor House in London on Friday, 5 May 2017.

This year, 533 organisations achieved a pass or a higher achievement in the British Safety Council’s prestigious International Safety Award scheme. These results were announced on 13 March 2013. Of these winning organisations, 39 have been shortlisted by the panel of adjudicators as deserving candidates for the Sector Awards.

Mike Robinson, Chief Executive of the British Safety Council, said: “On behalf of the Trustees and staff of the British Safety Council we warmly congratulate these 39 organisations which have been shortlisted for a Sector Award. This is the fifth year we have presented the Sector Awards as part of our long-standing International Safety Awards scheme, recognising those that have been judged by our independent adjudicators as outstanding businesses in their sectors. This accolade is particularly significant since within the very high standard represented by all winners of the awards, these organisations are examples of best practice in their industries. 

“We look forward to announcing the winners of the Sector Awards and celebrating their achievements with other winners of the International Safety Awards at the Gala Dinner on 5 May 2017.”

The International Safety Awards scheme, now in its 59th year, celebrates organisations from around the world that have demonstrated, to the satisfaction of the scheme’s independent judges, their commitment to preventing work-related injuries and ill health during the 2016 calendar year.

Last year, among the Sector Winners of the International Safety Awards 2016 were Bachy Soletanche Ltd (Burscough) and Whittlebury Hall and Spa Ltdwhich were featured as case studies in Safety Management. Both companies face and successfully manage health and safety challenges particular to their sectors.

In 2017, the shortlisted organisations in the below sectors are:

Construction and Property Services
Arabian Construction Company - Al Meena Residential and Commercial Tower
Strabag SpA - Alto Maipo Hydroelectric Project
VolkerRail Ltd - Doncaster
Ductclean (UK) Ltd t/a DCUK FM - Head Office
Bachy Soletanche Ltd - Henderson House
L&T Construction TI IC/Kannur International Airport Limited Site
Connell Brothers Limited - Salford
CLC Group Ltd - Southampton
Amana Group - United Arab Emirates

Power and utilities

Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd

Transportation, distribution and storage 
Larsen & Tourbro Limited, Transportation Infrastructure Independent Company - Maharastra Border to Sangareddy Road Project
Unipart Aftermarket Logistics - North America
Unipart Logistics
Unipart Rail


Business | News published on 05 / 04 / 2017 by Rashmi Nargundkar

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