Entry is now closed. Those nominated will be told at the end of August.
The Site Safety Initiative Award 2017 will be 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.
Managing Fatigue in the Workplace
At Highways England, health and safety is our number one imperative. In May 2016, Highways England, supported by Atkins, published policy and guidance on managing fatigue in the workplace.
The project offers significant health and safety and financial benefits, including increased productivity and reduced employee absenteeism
2016 runners up
Tarmac Safety Cross
Balfour Beatty Mott MacDonald
EZiCat – Improving Safety in Area 10
Remote Controlled Traffic
Management Access Gate
(also known as Readi-Guard)