The 2017 IPLOCA Health and Safety Award sponsored by Chevron was presented during the Annual Convention held in Mexico, in recognition of a significant achievement in this field.

Bruno Maerten, IPLOCA HSE Committee Chairman, made a presentation on the work of the HSE Committee and on the 2017 Health and Safety Award sponsored by Chevron, in presence of Rubén Kuri, 2016-2017 IPLOCA President.

To review his presentation, including the list of submissions received, please click here.

If you are interested in any specific submission, please contact Sébastien Goetschmann.


DODSAL Engineering and Construction Pte. Ltd.

The Adjudication Committee decided to present the Award to DODSAL Engineering and Construction Pte. Ltd., represented by Ramadugu Devanandam and Anil Shivashankar, in recognition of their Road Safety Initiative - Robot Road Safety Manager.

The Adjudication Committee presented this award for having an IVMS with a robot for drivers’ self-evaluation, for providing a positive recognition for good behaviour, and for being an innovative solution when leadership fails.


Bonatti S.p.A.

Represented by Oliviero Corvi, for "The Eagle-Trainer" programme that provides instant on-site training using drones and video recording, offers positive recognition of safe behaviour, and provides videos for future training activities.

TEKFEN Construction & Installation Co., Inc.

Represented by Levent Kafkasli, for the "Working on Steep Slopes" initiative that focuses on the prevention of accidents on steep slopes, is a best practice not often used, provides a good solution to an HIPO event, and is a unique and innovative aspect for pipeline construction.

IPLOCA would like to congratulate all those who participated in the 2017 IPLOCA Health and Safety Award sponsored by Chevron for their commitment in this field. We encourage continuing efforts and applications for future Health and Safety Awards.