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BME announces winners of the Health & Safety competition

News release 07 December 2023

First Place: STG, DC Herentals

BME is thrilled to reveal the winners of BME Health & Safety Competition of 2023, showcasing remarkable innovations and dedication to workplace safety.

On The World Day for Safety and Health at Work on April 28th, BME initiated a company-wide competition aimed at enhancing Health & Safety awareness across its various locations. The competition encouraged employees to think of innovative solutions addressing the highest workplace risks (collision, falling from height, handling materials, slip, trips and falls). There was an overwhelming response of nearly 40 inventive ideas submitted. But now it’s time to announce the final winners.

  • First Place: STG/Belgium, DC Herentals
  • Second Place: BMN/Netherlands, Lelystad
  • Third Place: Bauking/Germany, FH Berlin-Schöneberg
  • Special creativity prize for BMB/Belgium, Gierle

All winning ideas, including the nine finalists, have been successfully implemented at their respective locations. Mick Breet, Group Director of Health, Safety, and Environment, personally commended some of the winners during special award ceremonies at the different locations, recognizing their invaluable contributions to fostering a safer workplace environment.

“Congratulations to all the winners! We are immensely proud of the inventive and practical solutions developed by our colleagues. Their collective efforts play a pivotal role in establishing a safer and healthier workplace for everyone at BME. Their dedication is a shining example for all of us to follow.”

Mick Breet, Group Director of Health, Safety, and Environment