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Aurecon recognised globally for Workplace Health & Safety with multiple awards

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From our CEO through to individual employees working on site, Aurecon is committed to health and safety as a way of being, not just something to comply with.

26 August 2021 – International design, engineering and advisory firm, Aurecon, has been recognised for the calibre of its Health & Safety personnel and culture at industry and government awards in Australia, New Zealand and Thailand.

Aurecon CEO, William Cox, said COVID-19 had served to sharpen Aurecon’s focus on health, safety and wellbeing. “By putting people first, Aurecon came out of 2020 a stronger business with an even more resilient culture.”

“To win these health and safety awards across all three of our regions is no coincidence. We are very fortunate to have Health & Safety practitioners that bring their passion, commitment and ideas into Aurecon every day,” said Cox.

Madeleine Page, Health & Safety Business Partner: Australian Young Safety Leader of the Year 2021

The Australian Institute of Health & Safety (AIHS) 2021 Australian Workplace Health & Safety Awards recognise organisations and individuals demonstrating excellence and innovation in Workplace Health & Safety at a national level.

Madeleine Page was named Young Safety Leader for exploring the use of 360 video to provide people with a realistic experience of being in the vicinity of high-risk work while they were safely in the office. She was also involved in designing and developing the program, which was then rolled out in 360 VR training modules across Aurecon internationally.

Thailand’s Ministry of Labour Outstanding Enterprise Awards 2021

Outstanding Enterprise for Health & Safety Management (Provincial level) was awarded to Aurecon’s Thailand team for their commitment and efforts in driving robust health, safety and wellbeing initiatives as well as rolling out an effective COVID-19 response plan. Aurecon’s Thailand business clocked more than 740,000 accident free hours in FY20 and FY21.

Gareth Beck, Health and Safety Advisor: New Zealand Emerging Practitioner of the Year 2020

Organised by Safeguard magazine and supported by WorkSafe New Zealand, the New Zealand Workplace Health and Safety Awards has named Gareth Beck Emerging Practitioner of the Year. Gareth was recognised for developing an Emerging Safety Leaders Forum to bring together Health & Safety professionals in the early stages of their career.

The Forum provides professional development opportunities, networking and a platform to share ideas on how to grow safety culture and leadership from the bottom up.

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