Foster Wheeler on Monday was recognized by the British
Safety Council with two awards, the Sword of Honour for health
and safety management excellence and the Globe of Honour for
environmental management excellence.
Foster Wheeler was one of 80 organizations world-wide
presented with a British Safety Council Sword of Honour and one
of six organizations who won the double - the
Sword of Honour and the Globe of Honour.
These awards confirm that Foster Wheelers health,
safety and environmental (HSE) performance is underpinned by
world-class systems," said Filippo Abbà, CEO
of Foster Wheeler Energy.
"This in-depth review of our systems and HSE culture by the
British Safety Council provides assurance to our stakeholders
that Foster Wheeler is truly a leader when it comes to HSE
The winners of the Sword of Honour have all been recognized
by the British Safety Council as having exemplary health and
safety systems that are among the best in the world, according
to the company.
In order to compete for the Sword of Honour, organizations must
have achieved the maximum rating in the British Safety
Councils five-star health and safety management system
audit at specific locations.
They must also have demonstrated to an independent adjudication
panel a culture of best practice for health and safety
throughout the business from the boardroom to the shop
Meanwhile, the Globe of Honour award scheme was launched in
2010 to recognize exemplary environmental management.
The winners have completed the British Safety Councils
five-star environmental audit, and in so doing have
demonstrated that they go beyond compliance and strive for best
practice in all areas of environmental management.