Sarawak Energy cited for Occupational Safety, Health

Sharbini (second row, tenth left), management and staff of Sarawak Energy pose for a photo with Deputy Minister of Human Resources Malaysia Dato’ Mahfuz Omar (second row, ninth left) who officiated the event.

KUCHING: Sarawak Energy bagged five Gold Class I and 2 Silver awards at the recent 37th Occupational Safety and Health Awards organised by Malaysian Society for Occupational Safety and Health (MSOSH) in Kuala Lumpur.

Sarawak Energy’s 2,400MW Bakun Hydroelectric Powerplant (HEP), 108MW Batang Ai HEP, 270MW Mukah Power Generation, 25MW Limbang Power Station, and 60MW Sungai Biawak Power Station were recognised with Gold Class I Awards under Utilities Sectors category for very good management and practices in occupational safety and health.

The energy developer and power utility’s 944MW Murum HEP and 112MW Miri Power Station received silver awards for good management and practices in occupational safety and health.

Limbang Power Station has won six awards since 2012 including two consecutive Gold Class II Awards prior to this, while Batang Ai HEP was awarded Gold Class II last year.

“These awards are recognition of the company’s efforts to strengthen our occupational safety and health performance, and embed a proactive safety culture, so everyone is working towards the same objectives – no harm to people and no damage to the environment,” said Sarawak Energy Group chief executive officer Datu Sharbini Suhaili.

Other guests at the awards ceremony included James Ung chief executive officer for SEB Power; Pramod Kumar Karunakaran executive vice president for Project Delivery; Polycarp Wong vice president for Hydro; Mohd Abdullah Ali general manager for Coal; Robin Tigai general manager for Corporate Risk and HSE; Peing Tajang general manager for Corporate Communication and other senior management staff.

The MSOSH Awards is presented annually to companies in Malaysia with outstanding occupational safety and health performance.

A panel of auditors ensures the awards are objective through stringent documentation requirements and site verification audits.

Sharbini (fourth left) receives one of the awards.

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