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At the recently-concluded World Safety Organization (WSO) Nigeria National Conference and Awards on Health, Safety, Security, and Environment. RusselSmith, an ISO 9001:2015 certified integrated oilfield services provider, received the WSO-NG BEDC OSH Merit Award. The Award is designed to recognize companies or corporations with an excellent safety program and safety record, with programs on off-the-job safety and environmental programs.
At the award ceremony which took place at LoveWorld Convocation Arena Annex in Lagos, on October 24th, 2018. WSO Nigeria lauded RusselSmith for contributing to the protection of people, property, resources, and the environment through innovative programs, and for showing concern for the well-being of its employees and local community.
RusselSmith Nigeria, an integrated oilfield services provider, has recorded another major safety achievement by reaching four (4) million man hours of operations without any Lost Time Injury.
Over the years, RusselSmith has consistently promoted safety and has entrenched it as a way of life in its processes and interactions with stakeholders, at all locations where it operates. This latest achievement is a milestone of enormous value as it confirms the company’s commitment to maintaining a robust culture of safety.
RusselSmith Nigeria, a leading ISO 9001:2015 certified Integrated Oilfield Services Company, recently received the Contractor Safety Recognition Certificate for the second year in a row, in acknowledgment of projects executed without recordable incidents over a one-year period (January 2017 to December 2017) for the Nigeria/Mid Africa Strategic Business Unit of Chevron Nigeria Limited.
This recognition was given at the recently-concluded Chevron Contractor Line Management HES Forum which took place at Chevron’s headquarters, in Lagos. The event also saw other Chevron contractors being recognized for excellent service delivery all through year 2017.
RusselSmith Nigeria, recently completed its International Standards Organization (ISO) transition process and achieved the highly-coveted ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System Certification, following audits by international and local certification bodies, Bureau Veritas and the Standards Organization of Nigeria, respectively.
This certification is the latest edition of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO)’s flagship quality management systems standard, which places more emphasis on leadership, accountability, effectiveness and also organizational risk based thinking, and it comes as an upgrade from the previous ISO 9001:2008 certification which RusselSmith has maintained over several years.
Time and again, it has been said that one of the best ways to achieve an accident-free workplace, where everyone goes to work and returns home to family in one piece, is to have a professional safety manager conduct the Occupational Health and Safety affairs of the organization and report directly to Top Management.
RusselSmith, an Indigenous Oilfield Services firm, has however managed to adopt a slightly different approach to safety, while racking up an impressive assortment of Health and Safety awards and recognition. The company attributes its exceptional safety performance to its ‘Everybody is responsible for Safety’ policy, as this has fostered a high sense of commitment towards safety at all levels within the organization.
At the recently concluded Chevron Nigeria Contractors Line Management HES Forum held in Lagos, RusselSmith Nigeria was among the select contractors who were opportune to present various topics on Health, Environment and Safety.
The forum which was themed “Finishing well in 2017”, focused on Safety and Operational Excellence as drawn from individual company practices and provided the opportunity for participants to share best safety practices as well as possible improvement strategies.
RusselSmith has achieved another milestone with the award of the ‘Most Innovative and Safety Conscious Company’ in West Africa.
This award was conferred at the recently concluded West Africa Innovation Awards, 2017 which held at Transcorp Hilton, Abuja. Other awardees include Cadbury Nigeria, Vanguard Assurance (Ghana), Zenith Pensions Custodian, Big and Bold Nigeria, Elixir (Sierra Leone), Axis Pensions (Ghana), Halogen Security and a host of others.
On receiving the award, Kayode Adeleke, Senior Executive Vice President, RusselSmith, noted that ‘the award is a testament to the commitment and hardwork put in by RusselSmith over the years which has resulted in positive results. With our culture of excellence and our high performance standards, we have become a leading example of the positive impact of the Nigerian Oil and Gas Local Content Development Act which has encouraged indigenous companies like ours to compete at the highest levels and excel.’