VC’s Health & Safety Award winners announced

Partnership and teamwork played a key role for winners of this year’s VC’s Health and Safety Awards. See the list of winners and their achievements.

VC's Health & Safety Awards winners December 2017

A record number of nominations for this year’s Awards highlighted the level of inspiration, commitment and good practice amongst staff and students. The winners were:

Vice-Chancellor’s Health and Safety Award

Winner – the Chemistry Student SHE Committee (Holly Foster, Nisha Pokar, Namrah Shahid, Stephanie Foster, Rebecca Lane, and Rebecca Rose)

Special commendation – Beth Parry, Library

Wellbeing Achievement Award

Joint Winners – School of History staff; and Alumni and Development

Special Commendation – the Healthy Week team (Tilly Hall, Leigh Markley, James Buckley and Emma McKenzie-Hogg)

Innovation in Health and Safety Award

Winners – Bin Lid prop team, Cleaning Services (Jacquie Beaumont, Ruth Hindmarsh, and Peter Bolger)

Special commendation – Robert Bartley, Mechanical Engineering

Special commendation – Jumana Akhtar, Biology

Teamwork in Health and Safety Award

Winners – Ben Johnson, Stuart Weston, Emma Sykes, Andy Gaw and the EC Stoner fire wardens

Unsung Hero Award

Winner – Henry Gauci, Faculty of Biological Sciences

Leadership Award

Joint winners – Professors Robert Kelsall and John Cunningham, Electronic and Electrical Engineering; and Ed Woodhouse, Chemical and Process Engineering

Congratulations to all the winners and nominees, who have all “gone the extra mile” and shown great initiative and teamwork in improving Wellbeing Safety and Health on campus.

You can read more about what each of the winners have done on the Wellbeing Safety and Health website.

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