The winner of the Site Safety Initiative Award 2017 is:
WJ Guardian Road Stud Installation System
The WJ Guardian System is a Site Safety innovation for road stud installation designed to remove vulnerable operatives from the carriageway and is a significant leap forward in managing the risks of People-Plant Interface.
A very innovative and safe solution to a dangerous operation, that keeps both operatives and the travelling public safe.
2017 runners up
Tarmac’s 5+2 People and Plant Segregation
Balfour Beatty VINCI
(A)live on Site – An Original Safety
Jackson Civil Engineering, Connect Plus, Highways England and Highway Resource Solutions
Safety Time Out Initiative
The Site Safety Initiative Award is awarded to any organisation for a new initiative, development or scheme to raise awareness of the dangers facing personnel whilst working in the highways environment. This can be achieved through the use of new technology and/or worker/driver education and training to demonstrate improved health & safety awareness.
- What is the impact of the initiative on safety during the previous 12 months?
- Outline the originality and aims of the initiative and outcomes.
- What is the role of the initiative within the company’s / authority’s corporate health & safety management policy?
- Detail the steps taken to engage all stakeholders – including site staff, contractors & road users.