Site Safety Initiative Award 2017

The shortlist for this year’s Highways Awards is as follows:

Tarmac
Tarmac’s 5+2 People and Plant Segregation

Balfour Beatty VINCI
(A)live on Site – An Original Safety
Awareness Training

Jackson Civil Engineering
Hazard Awareness Videos

WJ Group
WJ Guardian Road Stud Installation System


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.

2016 winner

Highways England
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.

Judges’ comment:

The project offers significant health and safety and financial benefits, including increased productivity and reduced employee absenteeism

2016 runners up

Tarmac
Tarmac Safety Cross

Balfour Beatty Mott MacDonald
EZiCat – Improving Safety in Area 10

Colas Limited
Remote Controlled Traffic
Management Access Gate
(also known as Readi-Guard)

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