Environment, Safety and Health department head Ferdinand Borja (5th from left) and supervisor Charisse Sabio (4th from left) receive the Award of Excellence on behalf of First BalfourFirst Balfour bagged the top recognition during the Construction Safety Awards at the 8th National Construction Safety Conventiaon.
The company received the Award of Excellence for having the highest number of safe man-hours without losttime incident. It had achieved 19,039,115 safe man-hours without lost-time incident from April 2013 to March 2015.
The rest of the Construction Safety Awards’ citations— Award of Distinction, Award of Honor, Perfect Safety Award, Award of Merit and Award of Commendation—were given to other Triple A construction companies in the Philippines.
Organized by the Safety Organization of the Philippines Inc. and the Department of Labor and Employment-Occupational Safety and Health Center, the convention gathered safety engineers, practitioners and advocates from various construction firms and safety organizations from around the country. (Story/Photo by: Dolly Pasia)