The British Safety Council has announced the winners of this year’s Sword of Honour and Globe of Honour awards for the exemplary management of health, safety and environmental risks by businesses around the world.
The 84 Sword of Honour and nine Globe of Honour winning companies have demonstrated to an independent adjudication panel a proven track record of excellence in managing risks to workers’ health and safety and/or to the environment from the organisations’ activities.
Mike Robinson, Chief Executive of the British Safety Council, said: “The results of the 2019 Sword of Honour and Globe of Honour Awards demonstrate that there is a growing worldwide commitment to keeping workplaces healthy and safe and minimising risks to the environment from companies’ day-to-day activities.
“The winners of the Sword of Honour and Globe of Honour Awards are the ‘best of the best’ performers in in health, safety or environmental management. They are leading the global efforts to make all workplaces safe, healthy and sustainable.
“I look forward to congratulating personally these organisations and celebrating their success at the gala luncheon in the City of London on 22 November. It always gives me a great pleasure to present the symbolic swords and globes to the representatives of the companies which inspire and lead the international business community by putting health and safety at the heart of their business.”
The winning organisations came from a wide range of industry sectors in the UK, mainland Europe, India and the Middle East, including construction, education and training, energy generation and distribution, food and drink, leisure, logistics, manufacturing, retail and transport.
The British Safety Council paid particular tribute to seven organisations that won the double: both the Sword of Honour and the Globe of Honour.
These are: BAE Systems Naval Ships, UK, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, UAE, Dubai Aviation Engineering Projects (DAEP) UAE, Milaha – Container Shipping, Qatar, Milaha Internal Audit, Qatar, Qatargas Operating Company Ltd Commercial & Shipping Group Shipping Department, Qatar, and TECOM Group, UAE.
The full lists of winners can be found at: