Posted on November 27, 2019

Nakilat has been awarded the ‘Sword of Honour’ by British Safety Council for the second consecutive year, a prestigious award for organisations that have reached the pinnacle of excellence in managing the company’s health, safety and environmental risks. The ceremonial sword was received at a ceremony held recently in London.

Nakilat awarded Sword Of 1 [].jpgNakilat was one of 84 organisations worldwide that achieved a Sword of Honour, awarded to companies which have demonstrated excellence in the management of health and safety risks at work. In order to compete for the Sword of Honour, the organisation first had to achieve the maximum five stars in the British Safety Council’s health, safety and environmental management audit scheme in the period August 2018 – July 2019. Nakilat has also demonstrated to an independent panel of experts its excellence in health, safety and environmental managementthroughout the business - from the shopfloor to the boardroom.

Nakilat’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Eng. Abdullah Al Sulaiti said: “This award is a proud moment for everyone at Nakilat. We arevery pleased to receive this award for the second consecutive year.Itbearstestimony toourcommitmentto operate at thehighest international standardsand effectivelymanage occupational health, safety, environment, and employee well-being within the organization, as outlined in our mission statement to safely, reliably and efficiently provide shipping and maritime services.

We are raising the bar higher when it comes to managingoccupational health and safety at Nakilat, by setting stringenttargets and higher standards than benchmarked industryaverage. Our comprehensive incident and injury free (IIF) campaign is a clear indication of what can be achieved when we work together to ensure everyone gets home safe, be it our employees, clients or stakeholders. We appreciate the British Safety Council’s work in promoting excellence in workplace health, safety and environmental management.Nakilat strives to balance theenvironmental andsocial needs aspects of sustainability, steered by excellencein safety and health to drive improvement in the workplace, asaligned with the values espoused in Qatar National Vision 2030 and our vision to be global leader and provider of choice for energy transportation and maritime services.”

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Lawrence Waterman, Chairman of the British Safety Council, said: “On behalf of the board of trustees and staff of the British Safety Council I would like to congratulate Nakilat on achieving the very highest standards of health, safety and environmental management.  Excellence at this level is very hard won. We are proud to have supported you in your achievements, and I am delighted that you have chosen to celebrate it with us today.”