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HazardEx 2011 - Award winners announced

Author : J GALE

28 February 2011

The HazardEx Conference & Exhibition 2011 was another successful event staged once again in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, UK. The ever popular conference featured content on topics such as Buncefield - 5 years on; Ramifications of engineering failure at BP Macondo well, amongst a host of others! Ron Sinclair who was recently awarded an MBE collected a Lifetime Contribution Award at the event

HazardEx 2011 Awards Gala Dinner
HazardEx 2011 Awards Gala Dinner

HazardEx 2011 provided a superb networking opportunity for many specialist companies who supply products or services to the safety and hazardous area industries. World leading product suppliers, thought provoking conference papers & essential safety knowledge for hazardous areas across all industries were on offer. Attendance as an exhibition visitor was free and there were over 40 exhibitors, offering comprehensive & authoritative insight to products or services available to help and maintain plants safely & within the relevant laws.

Award categories

HazardEx 2011 Awards Gala Dinner
HazardEx 2011 Awards Gala Dinner

1. Technical Innovation- An original new product being used within the hazardous area sponsored by BSI Group

Marcus Halliday (left) of CorDEX winner of Technical Innovation category receives trophy from Neil Powell of BSI Group who sponsored the award
Marcus Halliday (left) of CorDEX winner of Technical Innovation category receives trophy from Neil Powell of BSI Group who sponsored the award

2. Contribution Towards Safety- A product or system which has made a significant contribution to safety in the past year sponsored by Intertek

3. Environmental Contribution to Industry–A company which has used energy efficient processes or products within potentially explosive atmospheres

Paul Claw (centre) of Dupont winners of Contribution to Safety category receives trophy from Roger Jones & Viki Boult of Intertek who sponsored the award
Paul Claw (centre) of Dupont winners of Contribution to Safety category receives trophy from Roger Jones & Viki Boult of Intertek who sponsored the award

4. Best User Application– An application story highlighting the benefits of a product being used in a hazardous area

John Kayes & Gavin Cornall of Roxtec winners of Environmental Contribution category receives trophy from Olly Filmer (Centre) Sales Manager of HazardEx
John Kayes & Gavin Cornall of Roxtec winners of Environmental Contribution category receives trophy from Olly Filmer (Centre) Sales Manager of HazardEx

5. Lifetime Contribution to the Industry- This award category celebrates an individuals contribution to improving health and safety in hazardous areas

Andy Cooper of Cooper Crouse-Hinds winners of User Application category receives trophy from John Gale (Left) Editor of HazardEx
Andy Cooper of Cooper Crouse-Hinds winners of User Application category receives trophy from John Gale (Left) Editor of HazardEx

Further details of the award winners and the event can be seen here

Further photographs of the event are available for download here

Ron Sinclair MBE (Left) winner of Lifetime Contribution category receives trophy from Russell Goater Publisher of HazardEx
Ron Sinclair MBE (Left) winner of Lifetime Contribution category receives trophy from Russell Goater Publisher of HazardEx


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