OGUK OSA 2019 Nomination Deadline Looms
Industry body Oil & Gas UK (OGUK) has highlighted that the deadline to submit nominations for the 2019 OGUK Offshore Safety Awards (OSA) will arrive tomorrow.
This year’s awards ceremony will be held on August 29 in Aberdeen and will allow audience members to participate in the judging. OGUK OSA 2019 will include a new category for maritime safety, which recognizes a seafarer who “demonstrates a passion for safety, leads by example and continually strives for safe operations,” according to OGUK.
Organized by OGUK and Step Change in Safety, the awards celebrate individuals and companies going above and beyond to improve safety across offshore operations on the UK Continental Shelf, OGUK highlights.
Commenting on the awards, Matt Abraham, HSE and supply chain director at OGUK, said, “the Offshore Safety Awards are a great opportunity to acknowledge the excellent work being done to promote safety across our industry”.
Steve Rae, executive director for Step Change in Safety, said, “the Offshore Safety Awards provide us with the opportunity to give positive feedback and recognition to both employees and employers across a broad spectrum of categories within our industry”.
“Positive feedback and recognition are fundamental ingredients required to develop a strong and sustainable safety culture which provides us with the means to deliver on our goal of making the UKCS the safest oil and gas region in the world,” he added.
The full list of award categories at OGUK OSA 2019 can be seen below:
- Safety Representative of the Year
- Innovation in Safety
- Workforce Engagement
- Operational Integrity
- Sharing and Learning
- Maritime Safety
To see the winners of OGUK OSA 2018, click here.
Oil & Gas UK describes itself as the leading representative organization for the UK offshore oil and gas industry. Step Change in Safety is a not for profit safety body for the UK oil and gas sector.
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