Schweizer Salinen is the winner of the EUsalt Safety Award 2021
EUsalt member Schweizer Salinen won the EUsalt Safety Award 2021 with the project “One step towards lean safety”. The multifaceted approach to health and safety at the workplace and the implementation of employee-oriented measures and user-friendly tools were particularly appreciated by the expert jury members.
Salinen Austria participated in the competition with two projects “Covid crisis: Activities and communication of the Salinen Austria” and “Making underground mining safer with WiFi” and Compass Minerals with the project “Using technology to combat Covid”.
James Noblett, Chair of EUsalt’s Health and Safety Working Group said,“This year we had four really strong entries and I warmly congratulate all participants. From swift reactions and measures to ensure a safe working environment during the Covid pandemic to initiatives aimed at building a strong safety culture and preparedness, all projects demonstrate the high standards and commitment to work safety in the salt sector.”
The winner was announced at the EUsalt virtual conference held on 17 June 2021 following the public’s vote. The written submissions were evaluated beforehand by external experts and members of the EUsalt Board and of the Health and Safety Working Group.