Best Innovation Award
Sponsored by Eighty 20 Risk Systems
Competency Cloud’s submission showed clear demonstration of collaboration with industry stakeholders understand demands for competency, legislation and insurance, and the need to efficiently organise, store and retrieve employees training records. As a result of continued development, the product, Competency Cloud is recognised by many companies as their cornerstone of training organisation and management of records
The submission for Project Director, Richard Jones, demonstrated that he has proactively sought to address meet the ‘safety challenge’ head on. Richard has shown demonstrable commitment to occupational health, safety and wellbeing and has even trained as a mental health first aider to lead by example, and to drive a positive safety culture within the organisation.
The judges agreed that this submission demonstrated Stockport Homes’ clear commitment to Health, Safety and wellbeing, across all levels of the business.
The organisation’s ASPIRE initiative provided clear value to stakeholders at all levels, providing clarity and ownership at every level. Each team within the organisation has its own ‘Values Charter’, which illustrates how their ‘core purpose’ links back to the achievement of the ‘One Team, Transforming Lives’ Mission.
This year’s winner is Kelly Cassidy, of Link Contracting Services Limited, who has been responsible for the growth of her employer’s health and safety team and the submission provided clear evidence that she has been instrumental in supporting the company mission of being “100% Safe”. Kelly has also massively contributed to a positive health and safety culture introducing many training initiatives especially with the younger members of the team to raise health and safety awareness.
In a particularly competitive category, and being awarded for just the second year, this year’s winners, Project Four Safety provided a very impressive submission.
The judges agreed that P4’s communication techniques were a benchmark for others in the industry and served to actively provide inclusivity for their clients and a mutual ‘lessons learned’ approach.
This was another category in which the judges were challenged to make an assessment of several high-quality submissions.
Those that have had the experience of attending Louise Taggart’s very thought-provoking and personal story, will have an understanding of how her passion, drive and commitment leaves a lasting legacy and invokes soul-searching for all who have had the pleasure of meeting her.
“Better health and safety is never about tackling red tape or being a burden to business. Above all, Health and Safety is all about love!” A fantastic message from a very worthy winner, well done, Louise!
Hot on the back of our 2020 Safety Awards, we’re delighted to announce another superb event. Not to be deterred by the ongoing Coronavirus situation, our intrepid guests gathered to see the great and the good of the North West construction industry rewarded for their efforts!
As is always the case at events of this nature, nothing would have been possible without the very generous support of our sponsors, so a huge thanks to each and every one of them. They were:
M&N Electrical Contractors Ltd
Keelagher, Okey Klein
Link Contracting, and
Eighty 20 Risk Systems
Big thanks also to Francine Cheney, HSE’s Acting Head of Operations, for presenting the awards and to the members of our Executive Committee and the hard miles and out of hours work they do behind the scenes to get the event on!
The quality of submissions for these years awards again built on previous years, with a record number of entries for a total of six prizes in the following categories:
We’re already planning next year’s awards, so please watch this space for details of where and when that will be and how you can make a nomination
Thank you for your ongoing support and see you all next year!
Covid19 – Our awards event scheduled for tonight WILL go ahead as planned!!