Kenya Airways has won the prestigious British Safety Council International Safety Award 2014, which recognises organisations that excel in Occupational Safety and health management. The airline was named amongst 519 organisations globally that were recognised during the awards gala in London. The awards are administered by the British Safety Council.
Kenya Airways Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Titus Naikuni said that the award was a great honour to the airline since it recognises its efforts towards ensuring safety of its staff and guests.
“Safety is a key value for us. We always consider safety as a number one priority, for our people and guests. For this reason, we consistently invest effort to ensure that we meet the highest standards for safety in the workplace and operations,” Dr Naikuni added.
Kenya Airways is only one of five organisations in the aviation sector, who have been recognised in the awards.
Lynda Armstrong OBE, Chair of the Trustees of the British Safety Council, congratulated Kenya Airways on their success in winning the International Safety Award.
Ms Armstrong added: “The British Safety Council commends Kenya Airways on their achievement. The award is in recognition of their commitment and effort to keep their employees and workplaces free of injury and ill health – our warmest congratulations”.
The International Safety Awards are held annually and recognise companies in different industries such as: Charity; Construction and property management; Education, health, local government and public services; Energy generation and distribution and utilities; Financial, IT, legal, scientific and technical services; Food and drink; Hotel, catering and hospitality; Manufacturing, Oil, gas and mining; Onshore major hazards; Transport, distribution and motor trade; and Wholesale and retail services.