Verdantix EH&S Innovation Awards
The prestigious Verdantix EH&S Innovation Awards will recognize the people and organizations who are instrumental in launching successful, innovative technologies which facilitate management of the EH&S function to deliver superior results. There is no fee to apply. Winners of the 2016 awards were Archer Daniels Midland, Harley-Davidson, Keller Group, Repsol, Roanake, Smith & Nephew, Southern California Edison and The Cleveland Clinic. The awards are divided into ten industry categories:
• Construction and building materials
• Downstream oil and gas
• Pharma and healthcare
• Power and water utilities
• Public sector
• Transport and logistics
• Upstream oil and gas
Note that technology and service providers who helped deliver the project are also recognized in the awards.
Verdantix is accepting nominations relating to a wide range of EH&S technologies including the following:
• EH&S data analytics
• Intelligent sensor networks for hazard communications
• Drones for industrial inspections and accident investigations
• Telematics and in-vehicle monitoring systems for improved driver safety
• Mobile devices running EH&S mobile apps
• EH&S software platforms
• Wearable sensors for worker safety
• Monitoring systems for worker fatigue and health risk assessment
• Virtual reality safety training
• RFID tags and QR codes for chemicals inventory tracking
• Digital permit to work systems
• Environmental data management, analysis and modelling
• Software for social compliance and stakeholder engagement
Firms or their suppliers can submit their project information via the Verdantix Awards online survey. The deadline for submissions is March 17 and finalists will be informed by March 31. Winners will be announced at the Verdantix EH&S Innovation Gala Awards Dinner on May 16 at the JW Marriott in Houston. You do not need to be a Verdantix client to participate.
The Judging Panel
The judging panel will be chaired by Verdantix CEO David Metcalfe and will include Verdantix Global Head of Research Rodolphe d’Arjuzon and 5 external experts to be announced. No projects associated with members of the judging panel or their organization will be accepted as nominations.
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