SGUK 2023 Awards Ceremony

Industry News By Rob Sannwald-Dunn

What are the SGUK Awards?

These free-to-enter health and safety awards recognised excellence, outstanding service and innovation and development through education.

The 2023 awards were held at IOSH in Leicester and benefited from keynote speeches by Stuart Hughes, IOSH President Elect and Jane Lassey, Interim Director of Regulations with the HSE.

The ceremony was alive with feelings of success and celebration throughout the day. It was a wonderful opportunity for Stuart Hughes and Liam Bryce of ideverde to provide the SGUK Awards for 2023 in person. Citations were read by Ian Coombes of ACT and Dr Karen McDonnell of RoSPA, both organisations being established supporters of SGUK.

SGUK Awards


Winners 2023

SGUK Excellence and Innovation Awards

The SGUK Excellence and Innovation Awards are open to local safety groups that are members of SGUK.

🏆 Winner of the SGUK Excellence Award, sponsored by BT, was Kent Health and Safety Group.
🏆 Winner of the SGUK Outstanding Service Award was George Allcock (Deceased) from Birmingham Health Safety and Environment Association.


Development Through Education Awards

The SGUK Innovation and Development Through Education Awards are open to all organisations of any size based or operating in the UK.

🏆 Overall winner of SGUK Innovation Awards and Lord Cullen Trophy, sponsored by idverde, was Operational Compliance Systems Ltd for their app ‘Under Construction’. It will have a lasting legacy, helping SMEs in the construction industry.
🏆 Second place in the SGUK Innovation Awards, receiving the Stevenson Shield, went to Adman Civil Projects.


The SGUK Development Through Education Awards recognise work that demonstrates effective education to advance health and safety and was awarded jointly to:

🏆 Adman Civil Projects Ltd for their entry: “Commitment to Inclusive Holistic Education/Skills in Emergency Rescue.”
🏆 IOSH Fire Risk Management Group for their entry: “Back-to-Basics Fire Safety Webinar Series.”


Special Projects Awards

🏆 Winner of the SGUK Special Projects Award was WISHNI for their entry: “Raising health and safety standards and awareness in the waste and resource management sector”.


More information on our awards and photos of winners is on the SGUK website.

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