The global engineering and construction business of Foster
Wheeler has been awarded, for the sixth successive year, the
prestigious Order of Distinction Award for occupational health
and safety by the UKs Royal Society for the Prevention of
Foster Wheeler said it also received a 20th consecutive
gold award for outstanding health and safety performance on UK
and international projects.
The Order of Distinction is RoSPAs highest achievement
award and is presented to those companies which have attained
at least 15 consecutive RoSPA gold awards for
outstanding health and safety performance.
We take great pride in once again receiving the
prestigious RoSPA Order of Distinction Award, said
Filippo Abbà, CEO of Foster Wheeler.
This award reflects our companys commitment to our
Realizing Zero strategy designed to engender
a zero-harm safety culture and confirms that our health,
safety, environmental and security (HSES) performance is
underpinned by world-class systems. This latest award provides
continued assurance that Foster Wheeler is truly a leader when
it comes to HSES management.
Dating back 57 years, the RoSPA Awards scheme is the largest
and longest-running program of its kind in the UK. It
recognizes commitment to accident and ill-health prevention and
is open to businesses and organizations of all types and sizes
from across the UK and overseas.
The scheme not only looks at accident records, but also
entrants overarching health and safety management
systems, including practices such as leadership and workforce
"RoSPA firmly believes that organizations that demonstrate
commitment to continuous improvement in accident and ill health
prevention deserve recognition," said David Rawlins,
RoSPAs awards manager.
"Foster Wheeler has shown that it is committed to striving for
such continuous improvement, and we are delighted to honor it
through the presentation of an award," he added.