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Safe Project Management Award, Sponsored by Shell

Celebrate with us on 20 November 2023
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Safe Project Management Award

The winner of this category has now been announced. Congratulations to all our finalists in this category.

Hosted Category, Sponsored by Shell

Entries for this category should demonstrate results achieved with commitment to safety as well as protection of people and/or the environment.

This category aims to recognise a project that demonstrates results achieved with a considerable commitment to safety, as well as protecting people and/or the environment in project management. This is an all-inclusive award and entries are welcome from any sector and any size of project, commercial or non-commercial, across the globe.

Judges will be looking for project teams that are passionate about safety and committed to protecting people and/or the environment. Entries should demonstrate:

Utilisation of innovative methods, processes or policies that have resulted in a significantly positive outcome to people, environment and/or society as a whole.

Genuine desire to improve safety practices and/or conditions to protect employees, communities and/or the environment.

Positive transformation of aspects related to health and safety of employees, communities impacted by the project, or to reduce emissions as a result of the project.

We require entrants to this category to produce a submission of 1,500-2,500 words (in English) based on the judging criteria. Entrants may also submit up to four supporting images or graphics only (no text apart from captions). Video and audio is not accepted as part of the submission. This category is one stage written submission only (mentioned above) and is open to organisations across all sectors globally.

Congratulations to our Winner

Winner  Cavendish Nuclear Defence PP&E Programme

Cavendish Nuclear(CN) are delivering a programme that's of critical importance which ties into the UKs defence strategy. It was identified that there was a very real mental health and wellbeing risk to the people engaged with this project due to its timescales and complexity. To help combat this risk CN implemented a stress survey, training of Mental health first aiders, an intranet hub for ongoing support and a monthly time to reflect session for the team to discuss topics in a safe environment. Implementing this has led to no ill health/errors caused by stress in phase one of the project.


Finalist  Screwfix Defibrillators

Following an idea from their People Forum, Screwfix successfully rolled out over 870 defibrillators in its stores for colleagues, customers and communities across the UK&ROI. Installing a defib is part of each new store opening programme, continuing to increase the locality of this life saving equipment to all. Working with the British Heart Foundation, all defibrillators are registered on The Circuit, giving the emergency services and the public visibility of the devices.

Alongside this, Screwfix has provided 15-minute RevivR CPR/Defib training to colleagues to build their confidence with the devices. People’s safety and the community remain central to this project.

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