CEM awards outstanding contractors and suppliers
CEM is holding the award presentation ceremony for the “Safety, Health, Environment and Quality Excellence Awards” at the Salon of MGM Macau today to recognize the efforts of contractors and suppliers in promoting safety at work and environmental protection. The Awards were established in 2008. This year marks the 6th of the Awards and eight excellent companies have been selected by a judging panel for their performances in 2015 and 2016. Up to now 48 institutions have been awarded.
Guests attending the ceremony included Wong Chi Hong, Director of Labour Affairs Bureau; Ieong Kin Si, Head of Environmental Publicity, Education and Cooperation Department of Environmental Protection Bureau; Andy Lei, Consultant Senior Technician of the Office for the Development of the Energy Sector; Liem Tao, Senior Manager of Information System and Technology Department of Macau Productivity and Technology Transfer Centre; Dai Ning Yi, Associate Professor of Faculty of Science and Technology of University of Macau; Kou Chi Leong, Chairman of Macau Occupational Health and Safety Association; Lei Chi Fong, Vice President of CEM Customer Liaison Committee; Chui Ka Shing, Senior Technician of Occupational Safety & Health Department of Labour Affairs Bureau; Leung Chiu Ming, Director of Office of Health, Safety and Environmental Affairs of the University of Macau; Benjamin Yue, Principal Advisor to CEM Executive Committee and Iun Iok Meng, Advisor to CEM Executive Committee.
Benjamin Yue said in his speech that CEM has been devoted to providing employees and contractors with safe and healthy working environment, and has launched environmental friendly policies to ensure that future sustainable development in Macau will also be among CEM’s core values. In order to effectively implement such policies, the support and efforts of employees and contractors are imperative. Together, they will build Macau into a city that is suitable for living, working and traveling. Hence, CEM holds occupational safety and health training for employees, contractors and suppliers, in a bid to share with them the company's culture of safety and quality. Benjamin Yue expressed gratitude to the contractors and suppliers for supporting and participating in the Awards, and called on employers and employees to maintain close cooperation and take appropriate measures for occupational safety and health as well as environmental protection during work to ensure safety and health for themselves and others as well as protect the environment. They should work together to push forward sustainable development of Macau's economy and society as a whole.
The professional judging panel for the Award was comprised of representatives from the Labour Affairs Bureau, Environmental Protection Bureau, Macau Productivity and Technology Transfer Centre, University of Macau, Macau Occupational Health and Safety Association, as well as CEM. The winning enterprises of 2015/2016 were:
Health & Safety Excellence
Health & Safety Certificate of Merit
Safety, Health and Environmental Certificate of Recognition
At the Ceremony, Frederick Bow, Asia-Pacific Logistics Purchase and Safety Manager of Total Lubricants Hong Kong Limited, which won the SHEQ Excellence Award, introduced “Total Commitment" and shared how the company treats safety, health, environment, quality and societal commitment and how it implements this effectively. Total holds safety, health, respect for the environment, quality and societal commitment as paramount priorities, while today’s climate concerns are integral to the company's strategic decisions. Total’s employees at all levels demonstrate the strictest discipline in preventing accidents and deliberate damage, as well as in protecting health, the environment and product and service quality. Total favors the selection of industrial and business partners on the basis of their ability to apply policies similar to its own concerning safety, health, the environment, quality and societal measures.