MPA Health & Safety Awards 2022
20 Apr 2022
MPA urges its members and those working with them to submit their entries for these awards.
The scheme has been evolved, with members, for members, to encourage submissions from across all product groups and members in the MPA. Any organisation working closely with members within the supply chain of the mineral products industry is free to enter 8 Topic Awards that were introduced last year.
The simple to complete entry forms and briefing notes can be downloaded from the Safequarry website.
The awards include the following categories:
|8 Topic Awards
recognising health & safety innovations at different stages of activity within the production and distribution of mineral products – Open to all.
|‘The Fatal 6’ Award
recognising an exceptional innovation or good practice to eliminate a high consequence hazard associated with ‘The Fatal 6’ by an MPA member.
|The Eurobitume Award
recognising an exceptional - H&S delete - innovation or good practice involving bitumen/asphalt or contract surfacing by an MPA member.
|John Crabbe Award
||for a MPA member with over 250 employees which has achieved an outstanding performance in health & safety.
|Sir Frank Davies Award
||for a MPA member with 250 or fewer employees which has achieved an outstanding performance in health & safety.
|Young Leader Award
for an MPA member wanting to recognise the leadership or outstanding contribution shown by an individual/s aged under 30, in driving forward changes in their organisation to make it a safer and healthier place to work.
||for an MPA member wanting to recognise the contribution made by an individual/s in making their organisation a safer and healthier place to work.
Deadline for entries is 20th May, except for John Crabbe and Sir Frank Davies Awards which close on 15th July.
The announcement of winners will be made at the MPA Health and Safety Awards event. This is the premier event for health and safety within the mineral products industry that showcases the steps the industry is taking to move closer to the achievement of ‘Vision Zero’. It will be held on the 9th November 2022 at Euston Square, London.
Nigel Jackson, MPA Chief Executive said “I urge companies of all sizes to consider whether they have health and safety ideas and successes they would like to share, for the benefit of the industry, to reward their employees for their contribution, and to see their organisation recognised for its achievements. Over the last two years, we have updated the Health and Safety Award Scheme to make it easier for companies to submit their entries and encourage even greater participation. We are particularly keen to recognise individuals and especially young leaders.
The sharing of knowledge about the good practices and innovations will help us all to make our industry a safer and healthier place for everyone. It is also important to recognise the outstanding performance that individuals and organisations have made on our journey towards ‘Vision Zero’.”
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