13 Nominations in the Running for IADC’s Safety Award 2017
13 Nominations in the Running for IADC’s Safety Award 2017

Safety is the number one priority during dredging operations and IADC’s Safety Award aims to promote awareness through innovation. Thirteen nominations are in the running to receive the 2017 Award.

CHILD – “Colleagues, Help Injuries to Leave DEME” - IADC 2012 Safety Award
CHILD – “Colleagues, Help Injuries to Leave DEME” – IADC 2012 Safety Award

Hard lessons at a project led to a huge shift in safety awareness, where 4000 employees learnt that each person must take responsibility, not only for themselves, but also for their colleagues.

“Work Safe” – An Innovative System of Safe Work Practices (IADC 2011 Annual Safety Award)
“Work Safe” – An Innovative System of Safe Work Practices (IADC 2011 Annual Safety Award)

Employees lead the way in safety awareness and in finding practical tools for use “right here and right now” resulting in greater overall on-the-job safety.

Introducing “NINA”: A Personal Commitment to an Injury/Accident-Free Workplace
Introducing “NINA”: A Personal Commitment to an Injury/Accident-Free Workplace

The IADC Annual Safety Award: A change in values meant a change in attitude on the work floor, where each person is willing to speak up to warn colleagues for unsafe situations.

Remediation of the Acid Tar Lagoons at Rieme, Belgium (IADC Safety Award)
Remediation of the Acid Tar Lagoons at Rieme, Belgium (IADC Safety Award)

Working in an extremely toxic and dangerous area demanded unusual, extensive safety methods that went well beyond normal ISO requirements.

Creating a “Culture of Safety”
Creating a “Culture of Safety”

This year’s IADC Safety Award winner proves that thorough training, compliance with ISO and other standards, vigilance regarding quality and health, safety and environment (QHSE) results in less on-the-job downtime, fewer accidents, healthier employees, improved performance and the delivery of quality projects.

Safety First: The IADC Safety Award.
Safety First: The IADC Safety Award

Compliance with ISO and other safety standards is a top priority for IADC companies. In recognition of this, the IADC Board of Directors has issued its first annual Safety Award.