Sarawak Energy recognised for stellar performance in OSH

Sharbini (centre) receiving one of the awards.

KUCHING, Aug 1: Sarawak Energy was awarded five Gold Class I and two Silver awards at the 37th Occupational Safety and Health Awards in Kuala Lumpur today.

The award ceremony organised by the Malaysian Society for Occupational Safety and Health (MSOSH) saw Sarawak Energy’s 2,400MW Bakun Hydroelectric Powerplant (HEP), 108MW Batang Ai HEP, 270MW Mukah Power Generation, 25MW Limbang Power Station and 60MW Sungai Biawak Power Station recognised with Gold Class I Awards under the Utilities Sectors category for very good management and practices in occupational safety and health.

The state energy developer and power utility’s 944MW Murum HEP and 112MW Miri Power Station received Silver awards for good management and practices in occupational safety and health.

“Limbang Power Station has won six times since 2012, including two consecutive Gold Class II Awards, while Batang Ai HEP was awarded Gold Class II last year.

“These awards are recognition of our efforts to strengthen our occupational safety and health performance, and embed a proactive safety culture, so everyone is working towards the same objectives – no harm to people and no damage to the environment,” said Sarawak Energy chief executive officer, Datuk Sharbini Suhaili, when receiving the awards.

The MSOSH Awards is presented annually to companies in Malaysia with outstanding occupational safety and health performance. A panel of auditors ensures the awards are objective through stringent documentation requirements and site verification audits. — DayakDaily

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