(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) The British Safety Council has announced the winners of its International Safety Awards for 2014, given to organisations in recognition of their proven commitment to workplace health and safety.
The International Safety Awards scheme, now in its 56th year, is open to UK and international organisations of all sizes across all industries and seeks to promote high standards of health and safety management practice in order to prevent workplace injury and ill health. The award winners have demonstrated to the judges their commitment and determination to prevent workplace injuries and work-related ill health.
The winning organisations span all sectors from the UK, Africa, Asia, the Middle East and the West Indies. This long-established award has this year been won by over 500 organisations. Alex Botha, chief executive of the British Safety Council congratulated Powertech Engineering, Muscat , said, ''On behalf of the trustees and staff of the British Safety Council we warmly congratulate Powertech Engineering and its employees on gaining an International Safety Award with distinction.
All of those working at Powertech Engineering have made this award possible which recognises their dedication and commitment in preventing injury and ill health in the workplace. It was also apparent that applicants recognise that getting health and safety right is a business enabler. ''The success criteria for our International Safety Awards is challenging and that rightly reflects the importance of ensuring the risks of injury and ill health in the workplace are properly controlled.
Awards have an important part to play in driving improvements in health and safety management year on year. Powertech Engineering should be rightly proud of their achievement. We are proud of our association with Powertech Engineering and their commitment to keeping their employees and workplaces healthy and safe. Our congratulations.'' Neelesh Sogani, corporate HSE manager, thanked all Powertech Employees for their support and said he is waiting to attend the grand event on April 25. Winning organisations will be invited to the International Safety Awards Gala Dinner taking place at Grosvenor House in London on April 25.<