Nominations invited for health and safety award

RenewableUK and The Crown Estate are pleased to announce that the submission period for the 2013 Renewable Energy Health & Safety Award is now open.

The award aims to promote the development, implementation and sharing of best practice in health and safety across the sector. Organisations of any size are eligible for entry, with judges taking account of resources available to applicants in their submissions. Membership of RenewableUK is not a condition of entry and will not influence the selection or awarding of the process.

The process will be looking for initiatives that demonstrate:

• Outstanding health & safety performance and innovation
• Successful sharing of health & safety best practice
• Substantial impact on risk reduction       
• Long term improvement in health & safety performance

The winner of the RenewableUK and The Crown Estate Renewable Energy Health & Safety Award for 2012 was E.ON Climate and Renewables for their Shallow Gas Risk Management at the Rampion Project.

Chris Streatfeild, RenewableUK’s director of health and safety, said: “This is an exciting opportunity for companies involved in the renewable energy sector to demonstrate their health and safety excellence. This award shows how strongly the industry is committed to making health and safety our top priority.”