05 Oct Supreme Safety Award announced
Cold Chon (Galway) Ltd. (Chemoran) wins 2014 All Ireland Supreme Safety Award.
The 23rd Annual National Irish Safety Organisation / Northern Ireland Safety Group (NISO/NISG) Safety Awards took place on 3 October 2014 at a special ceremony in Mullingar at which the Supreme Safety Award winner for 2014, sponsored by Phillips 66, was announced as Cold Chon (Galway) Ltd. (Chemoran).
The Supreme Safety Award is presented to the organisation which has shown consistently good or continuously improving health and safety performance over a number of years and an outstanding contribution to occupational safety, health and welfare during the previous year. The Awards are highly valued and regarded among health and safety professionals throughout the island of Ireland.
Other awards presented on the night included the Small / Sub Contractor, Safety Innovation Award 2014, in association with the Construction Safety Partnership (CSP) which was awarded to Towercom Ltd.
The inaugural Occupational Safety Award, supported by the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) and the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSENI), was won jointly by Montupet (UK) Ltd. and The Lisheen Mine.
The awards, which demonstrate the positive and proactive culture of safety management in organisations, were sponsored by the Construction Industry Federation (CIF), Construction Safety Partnership (CSP) and Phillips 66 Ireland Ltd., while Abbott Ireland Sligo, Anderco, Bord Gais Networks, Kilcawley Construction, Roadbridge, Siteserv and Walsh Group also sponsored the annual health and safety conference this year, which preceded the awards ceremony.
Pauric Corrigan, NISO president, along with Jimmy Fenton, NISG chair, and Mairead McGuinness, M.E.P., presented awards to over 100 organisations from all around the island of Ireland.
The Gold Award was won by Helsinn Birex Pharmaceuticals from Dublin, the Silver Award by Abbott Ireland Diagnostics Division based in Longford and Sligo and the Bronze Award was won by Sierra Support Services Group.
A number of high achiever awards were presented to organisations that consistently achieved a high standard safety award between 2010 − 2014 inclusively, representing their continuous commitment to health and safety in their organisation. Recipients of this award include Abbott Ireland Diagnostics Division Sligo, Allergan Pharmaceutical, Cold Chon (Galway) Ltd. (Chemoran), Designer Group Engineering Contractors, GE Healthcare, Helsinn Birex Pharmaceuticals, Northstone Materials, PM Group, Roadbridge, Sierra Support Services Group and Xerox Technology.
Expressions of interest for the 2015 safety awards can be emailed to email@example.com. Register with NISO / NISG to receive details of the 2015 Awards when available.
Hall of Fame – 23 years of winners of the Supreme Award
- 2014 Cold Chon (Galway) Ltd. (Chemoran)
- 2013 GE Healthcare
- 2012 MSD, Brinny
- 2011 Diamond Innovations Irish Operations
- 2010 Masonite Ireland
- 2009 PSE Kinsale Energy Ltd.
- 2008 Swords Laboratories
- 2007 Baxter Healthcare Irish Manufacturing Operations
- 2006 Helsinn Birex Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
- 2005 Roadbridge Ltd.
- 2004 Helsinn Chemicals Ireland Ltd.
- 2003 Bausch & Lomb Ireland
- 2002 GE Superabrasives Ireland
- 2001 Merck Sharp & Dohme (Ireland) Ltd.
- 2000 Aughinish Alumina
- 1999 Janssen Pharmaceutical Ltd.
- 1998 Bausch & Lomb Ireland Sunglass Operation
- 1997 Olin Chemicals BV
- 1996 Intel Ireland Ltd.
- 1995 Janssen Pharmaceutical Limited
- 1994 Merck Sharp & Dohme Ireland
- 1993 Irish Refining plc
- 1992 Arthur Guinness & Son (Dublin) Ltd.