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fmME Awards 2017: Health & Safety Initiative rewarded

by Neha Bhatia on May 17, 2017

Grako won Health & Safety Initiative of the Year honours.
Grako won Health & Safety Initiative of the Year honours.

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Grako’s health and safety initiatives at Burj Khalifa won top honours under the Health & Safety Initiative of the Year category at the fmME Awards 2017.

This award recognises the positive contribution an initiative has had on advancing the health and safety consciousness in a particular company. Judges considered ongoing development and implementation of standards that improve the overall health of their employees.

Grako’s entry was unanimously appreciated by the jury for its “impressive health and safety statistics”.

Meanwhile, judges praised Highly Commended nominee Bee’ah’s health and safety initiatives to achieve a zero-incident rate at the Middle East's biggest waste management centre.

Other nominees shortlisted under this category included Emrill Services, Farnek Services, Imdaad, Khidmah, Mosanada Facilities Management Services, and SNC Lavalin Msheireb Downtown Doha Project.

More than 100 nominations were received for the fmME Awards 2017, marking the event’s 10th anniversary.

Winners under 15 categories were rewarded during a gala ceremony hosted at Waldorf Astoria Palm Jumeirah hotel in Dubai on Tuesday, 16 May, 2017.

The event was supported by Platinum Sponsor, MJB Group; Gold Sponsor, Khidmah; Silver Sponsors, Al Shirawi FM, Cofely Besix Facility Management, Farnek Services, and Macro; Category Sponsors, Adeeb Group, Bee'ah Tandeef,, Emrill, Grako, Imdaad, and Interserve; and Association Partner, Middle East Facility Management Association (MEFMA).