The 2018 IPLOCA Health and Safety Award sponsored by Chevron was presented during the Annual Convention held in London, in recognition of a significant achievement in this field.

Sue Sljivic, IPLOCA HSE & CSR Committee Chair, made a presentation on the work of the Committee and on the 2018 Health and Safety Award sponsored by Chevron, in presence of Anne Lapworth, Commercial Advisor, Supply & Trading, Chevron Products UK Ltd.

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

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


Bonatti - J&P AVAX S.rl. JV

The Adjudication Committee decided to present the Award to Bonatti - J&P AVAX S.r.l. JV., represented by Oliviero Corvi in recognition of their "T-Rex" & Safety Revolution model, a more stable sideboom that features an advanced control system.

The Adjudication Committee made this award for the following reasons:

it shows management commitment
it solves an industry problem
it ties-in with the “Man & Machine” subject
it is an innovative technology
it has the potential to become an industry standard



Represented by Bruno Pomaré, for the Safety Tag for lifting parts initiative, a relatively simple, cheap, and highly visible solution that helps the operator to identify when a pin has dropped from a lifting device.

Tekfen Construction & Installation Co. Inc

Represented by Levent Kafkasli, for the "Off-the-job" Safety campaign that focuses on the local communities and families affected by pipeline construction, aiming to raise awareness of the dangers of construction sites and off site hazards. The campaign and associated booklet were written specifically for non technical audience.

Other Entries

IPLOCA would like to congratulate all those who participated in the 2018 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.