Ferrovial Agroman Chile awarded for their management of occupational health, safety and prevention Published on 07/03/2017
Ferrovial Agroman Chile’s efforts on occupational health, safety and prevention have won it three new awards from the Institute of Occupational Safety (IST) and METRO has distinguished the company for the development of a culture of prevention in the Franklin and Bio Bio stations, with the result of improved indexes compared to previous years. The Franklin station will also receive an award for having over 500,000 accident-free hours in 2016.
METRO has recognised Ferrovial’s good practices in Occupational Health and Safety within the contracts it is delivering for the company, and which have allowed excellent results in works with high operational exposure within the framework of a global strategy of safety management.
“The health and safety of our employees is paramount in our work. For this reason, we closely supervise site requirements and monitor any measures implemented on a daily basis. It is a great honour to receive awards from entities such as IST and METRO”, says Joaquín Torres, Chile Director.
Two of Ferrovial Agroman Chile’s health and safety projects were recognised in the 2016 INNOVATE awards, namely “Risk Aversion Evaluation” and “New Ladder Design”. For more information on these projects, go to INNOVATE Magazine
Ferrovial Agroman has been in Chile for over 22 years, in which period it has built over 700 km of toll roads, 12 km of tunnels and 16 stations for Santiago de Chile’s underground system, as well as building works worth more than 100 million dollars.
Find out more about Ferrovial’s Health and Safety strategy here.
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