PEME has won an International Safety Award with Merit from the British Safety Council in recognition of its commitment to keeping its workers and workplaces healthy and safe.
PEME Engineering Director, Darren Martin, said “As part of an on-going safety initiative we engaged with the British Safety Council to bench-mark the Health and Safety performance, culture and initiatives of the engineering support team at one of our client sites. We are delighted to have been awarded a merit but equally we have some great feedback for continuous improvement”.
PEME is one of 300 organisations to win a Merit in the 2017 International Safety Awards. Now in their 59th year, the International Safety Awards recognise and celebrate organisations from around the world which have demonstrated to the satisfaction of the scheme’s independent judges their commitment to preventing workplace injuries and work-related ill health during the previous calendar year.
In 2017, 578 organisations won an International Safety Award. They span all sectors and are drawn from the United Kingdom, Africa, Asia, India and the Middle East. 31 organisations were awarded a Distinction, 300 organisations were awarded a Merit and 200 organisations achieved a Pass.
Mike Robinson, Chief Executive of the British Safety Council, congratulated PEME on their success in winning an International Safety Award 2017 with Merit: “The British Safety Council commends PEME on their achievement. The award is in recognition of their commitment and efforts to keep their employees and workplaces free of injury and ill health. Sensible and proportionate management of health and safety risks at work brings lasting benefits for workers, their families, businesses and society as a whole. By celebrating and sharing the achievements of the winners of the International Safety Awards, we encourage businesses all over the world to follow their lead and place employees’ health and safety at the heart of their business. Our warmest congratulations!”