Alan Whitelaw, Shift O&M Technician and Greg Easson, Station Chemist from the Fortum Grangemouth team.
Fortum O&M (UK) Ltd provides operation and maintenance services for Grangemouth CHP plant in Scotland, United Kingdom, and has been handed a prestigious award in recognition of its practices and achievements in helping its staff and contractors get home safely at the end of the working day.
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents Awards scheme, the longest-running industry awards scheme in the UK ,which receives entries from organisations around the world, recognises achievement in health and safety management systems, including practices such as leadership and workforce involvement.
Grangemouth CHP plant comprises a Siemens V94.2 gas turbine and a heat recovery steam generator, with a total output of 145 MW electricity and 280 t/h steam. The plant is owned by Grangemouth CHP Ltd, a company wholly owned by INEOS Group. The plant supplies steam and power to local INEOS petrochemical complex and also supplies electricity to the UK national grid.
Fortum Grangemouth team’s continuous commitment to safety over the 18 years of commercial operation is evidenced by excellent safety record and recognised by the RoSPa Award.
"Achieving the President’s Award confirms the attitude and commitment to health and safety management which exists on all the UK power plants operated by Fortum. I wish to congratulate all the Grangemouth team members for their achievement", says Vesa Kollanus, Head of Smart Operations of Fortum eNext.
About the President's Award
President's Award is presented to those organisations which have achieved 10-14 consecutive Gold Awards. So far the Grangemouth CHP has achieved 14 consecutive Golds. RoSPA Gold Award winners have achieved a very high level of performance, demonstrating well developed occupational health and safety management systems and culture, outstanding control of risk and very low levels of error, harm and loss.
For more information about the RoSPA Awards visit rospa.com/awards