Process expert px celebrates yet another slew of safety wins
24 Sep 2019
Storage management company px has once again won recognition from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) for its commitment to process safety.
The company, which operates some of the UK’s most potentially hazardous energy, processing and storage facilities, secured yet another series of the globally-recognised awards.
It achieved four more Gold Awards from RoSPA for its performance in 2019 – as well as an Order of Distinction and two Gold Medals for sites which have operated to a gold standard for a number of consecutive years.
Sites honoured at a special awards ceremony in Glasgow, include the Teesside Gas Processing Plant –commended with an Order of Distinction after securing a Gold Award for the 23rd year in a row.
Fellside Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Station, near Sellafield in Cumbria, received its eighth consecutive Gold Award, also securing its fourth Gold Medal – awarded to sites with between five and nine years of continued success.
The firm overall also won a Gold Medal for five years of exceptional safety performance at sites including: Saltend Chemicals Park, near Hull, East Yorkshire; the gas fired Stallingborough CHP Plant, near Immingham, North Lincolnshire; the Port Talbot Biomass Power Plant in South Wales; Beckton Energy Combined Heat and intelligent Power (CHiP) Plant, in East London and the company’s headquarters and offices in Stockton-on-Tees.
And there was a third Gold Award in three years for the St. Fergus Gas Processing Terminal, north of Aberdeen - one of the country’s largest natural gas processing.
Executive director of safety health and environment (SHE) and risk management Paul McCann said:
“We have an objective of zero harm to people, the environment and the assets we operate and our team puts an incredible effort into this, maintaining our reputation as a proactive business which continually achieves the highest of standards.”
Photo: (Back row from left) Dave Ducie, plant manager Fellside CHP; Mike McKie, Planning, MMS & compliance manager; Jack Door, business management systems co-ordinator TGPP; Nigel Williams, offsite facilities manager; Ron Keogh, operations technician, Saltend; (Front row from left) Andrea Mawson, SHE administrator; Paul McCann, executive director SHE & risk management; Julie Beagrie, SHE & security manager, St Fergus.