THE winners of the first UK Oil and Gas Industry Safety Awards were announced during a ceremony at Ardoe House Hotel, near Aberdeen.
Organisers of the new awards – Step Change in Safety and Oil & Gas UK – welcomed 350 guests to the event, which honours and celebrates exemplary behaviour by individuals and companies in creating a safety culture that is based on the concept of personal responsibility, proactive behaviour and communication.
The winners at the lunchtime award ceremony were:
Kevin Hailes, North Sea electrical technical authority.
Stuart Mann, heating, ventilation and air-condition technician with Integrated Engineering Services.
John Roper, scaffolder/safety technician with RBG.
Victoria Lee, trainee health, safety, environment and quality adviser with BIS Salamis.
Bob Kyle, safety consultant with Oil & Gas UK.