More than 100 of the region's eminent business leaders came together in May at The Address, Dubai Mall to celebrate their achievements in health and safety
At an awards ceremony on 3 May hosted by The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA), attendees were presented with RoSPA awards based on a strict criteria that examined their organisation’s health and safety management systems and culture, risk control and harm reduction.
The event marks the second year running RoSPA has hosted a Gala Dinner in the region, with top accolades going to Emirates Driving Institute, Abu Dhabi City Municipality, ACCIONA Facility Services Middle East, and AES Martiza, to name just a few.
The official partner for this year’s RoSPA Awards is Croner-i, and the Dubai Gala Dinner was sponsored by NEBOSH.
The RoSPA Health and Safety Awards is one of the largest occupational health and safety awards programme in the world. Now into its 67th year, the Awards have almost 2,000 entries every year, covering nearly 50 countries. The programme recognises organisations’ commitment to continuous improvement in the prevention of accidents and ill health at work, looking at entrants’ overarching health and safety management systems, including practices such as leadership and workforce involvement.
Matt Cryer, Awards Standards manager at RoSPA, said, “We are thrilled to be back here in Dubai with some of the world’s leading organisations. It is encouraging to see such commitment to health and safety. We would like to congratulate everyone who has received a RoSPA Award and applaud all those involved for helping to save lives and reduce accidents.”