Previous Winners

The event photography from the Offshore Safety Awards 2019 can be viewed here.

Award for Maritime Safety

This award is for a seafarer who demonstrates a passion for safety, leads by example and continually strives for safe operations. This individual, or team, should demonstrate their commitment and have a genuine passion for safety.

2019 – Oleg Krushynin, Solstad & Eric Wiseman, Seacroft Marine Consultants

Award for Safety Representative of the Year

This award is for an enthusiastic and committed safety rep that is driving the safety agenda at their worksite.

2019 – Lee Chegwidden, Apache

2018 – William Davidson, Nexen Petroleum U.K. Limited

2017 – Tommy Timms, Nexen Petroleum U.K. Limited

2016 – Dave Thomson, CAN Group

Award for Innovation in Safety

This award is for a company which has put in place a clever process or technique to improve safety either across an organisation or at an individual worksite.

2019 – CNOOC International and DNV GL – Spadeadam VR Simulator

2018 – RigDeluge

2017 – Peterson

2016 – Baker Hughes

Award for Workforce Engagement

This award is for an individual or team which has actively embraced engagement with its workers on safety matters, showing how a commitment to worker involvement in safety has contributed to an improvement in safety performance.

2019 – BP Clair Ridge Safety Reps and Operations Technicians

2018 – Theddlethorpe Gas Terminal Team, ConocoPhillips (U.K.) Limited

2017 – Team – DSV Bibby Topaz

2016 – Allan Smillie, TAQA

Award for Operational Integrity

This award is for an individual or team which has delivered increased efficiency or understanding of risk by putting in place sensible and proportionate risk management solution(s).

2019 – CNOOC International – Hydrocarbon Release Prevention Programme

2018 – Marcin Nazaruk, BP

2017 – Centrica – Bob Taylor and the Asset Integrity DROPS Campaign Team

Award for Sharing and Learning

This award is for an individual/team or company that can demonstrate a learning and sharing culture either within their organisation, or who has made a significant contribution to health and safety through active participation in, or engagement with Oil & Gas UK or Step Change in Safety.

The contribution to safety could be through a work group over a sustained period of time, or be someone who has made a significant contribution to the development of guidance, or has worked to embed guidance effectively and sustainably within their company, or to share industry good practices widely.

2019 – Brent Decommissioning Project, Shell UK Limited

2018 – Alan Dickson and Fiona Fleming, BP

2017 – BP North Sea Aviation Team

2016 – HeliOffshore

Previous Award Category

Award for Safety Leadership

This is for an inspirational leader who motivates and engages their team to work safely.

2018 – James Ellerton, WorleyParsons

2017 – Kevin Mitchell, ConocoPhillips

2016 – Derek Ellington, EnQuest


Award for Occupational Health

This award recognised an individual/team or company who had taken steps to actively improve the health of its workforce, with clearly demonstrable positive effects.

2016 – Stork, a Fluor Company