Milaha, a Qatar-based maritime transport and logistics conglomerate, has won the prestigious “Sword of Honour” from the British Safety Council which is awarded to companies that have demonstrated excellence in the management of health and safety risks at work. Milaha was one of 61 organisations worldwide that achieved a Sword of Honour.
Prior to competing for the Sword of Honour, Milaha had achieved the maximum five stars in the British Safety Council’s health and safety management audit in the period between August 2017 and July 2018. During the audit, Milaha exhibited to an independent panel of experts its practices in the health and safety management throughout its operations.
Commenting on winning the award, Milaha’s President and CEO Mr. Abdulrahman Essa Al-Mannai said: “We are truly proud to have been awarded the coveted Sword of Honour, which is a testament to our unrelenting commitment to the continuous improvement of our health and safety management systems. At Milaha, we believe that each and every employee’ssafety and health is of paramount importance to us. We are glad our efforts are being recognized, and we look forward to future collaborations with our partners at the British Safety Council.”
For his part, Lawrence Waterman, Chairman of the British Safety Council, said: “On behalf of the board of trustees and staff of the British Safety Council I would like to congratulate Milaha on achieving the very highest standards of health and safety management. Excellence at this level is very hard won, and we are proud to have supported them in their achievements.”
The 2018 awards mark the 39th consecutive year that the British Safety Council has awarded the Sword of Honour for health and safety management excellence and the seventh year of awarding the Globe of Honour for excellence in environmental management.