North Sea oilfield services company Expro has been awarded the President’s Award following 12 consecutive Gold Awards in the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2016.
This is the third year that Expro has received the President’s Award – which is presented to organisations that sustain the highest standards of health and safety management over consecutive years.
Expro has been continually recognised by RoSPA since 2005, including receiving four oil and gas sector awards from 2006 to 2009, the Gold Medal in 2010, and the Scotland Trophy in 2013.
David Ford, Expro’s Group HSEQ Manager, commented: The scheme, now in its 60th year, considers entrants’ overarching occupational health and safety performance and management, including practices such as leadership and workforce involvement.”
Expro will be formally presented with the award later this month at a special celebration to mark RoSPA’s 60th anniversary.
CIS celebrates 11 years without a lost-time incident
Meanwhile, Gt. Yarmouth-based Conductor Installation Services has been awarded its third consecutive Gold Medal for Occupational Health and Safety from the UK’s Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) after completing its 11th consecutive year of operation without an accident or a lost time incident .
CIS, a member of Acteon’s Seabed Foundation Technologies group, provides conductor and pile installation services associated with construction projects carried out in the global oil and gas industry. These services are carried out both onshore and offshore to, for example, create foundations for new wells, platforms, bridges and jetties.
James Chadd, Managing Director , CIS Group, commented: “The award of this third consecutive Gold Medal illustrates how vigilant all company personnel are, whether working offshore, onshore or in an office environment. It’s deeply ingrained in the CIS culture, and we’re extremely proud of that.”