On November 6th, Minister of State with special responsibility for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market and Data Protection, presented winners of the ICF Health & Safety Awards Scheme 2018 with their awards at a ceremony which coincided with the federation’s Annual General Meeting.
Awards were made to companies for innovative or practical steps or initiatives that reduced the risk of injury or occupational ill-health among employees and others.
There were a total of 59 entries received from ICF members across six categories. Awards were presented to winners in each category with certificates of commendation presented to companies whose entries the independent judging panel considered to merit special recognition.
Details of the award winners are as follows:
|Behavioural Safety, Safety Culture, Leadership & Awareness||McGraths Cong – SOP’s at Workstation||Kilsaran International – Health & Safety Training for Managers 2018|
|Worker Involvement in Safety||Breedon Cement – 5 Star Safety Initiative||Banagher Precast Concrete – Improving Awareness of Risks via the Supervisor|
|Engineering Initiatives, Design & Solutions||Roadstone – Confined Space & Rescue||Roadstone – Tyre Inflation Safety|
|Traffic Management & Traffic Safety||Kilsaran International – CCTV Cameras Ready Mixed Vehicles||Kellys of Fantane – Traffic Management Plan for Casual Customers|
|Occupational Health & Wellbeing||O’Reilly Concrete – Full Health Screening for all Employees||Harrington Concrete – Manufacture of Huts for Stop/Go Operators|
|General Safety||BD Flood – Construction of Access Tunnel||McGraths Cong – PPE Upgrade & Laundry Service|