World MSC Safety has introduced that it’s accepting entries for the 2021 Gordon McLanaghan Award for Safety Innovation. Now in its seventh 12 months, this prestigious annual award is introduced to a person, crew or organisation, in recognition of creativity and innovation demonstrated in overcoming a particular security-related problem.
The free-to-enter award is managed by World MSC Safety and is judged by an unbiased panel of revered UK safety practitioners, with the winner receiving £1,000 and a surprising piece of Bristol Blue Glass. This 12 months, the judges will likely be in search of compelling proof of innovation that has made a big effect, be it on a division, an organization, or a neighborhood. Earlier winners of the Gordon McLanaghan award are:
· 2019 – Dyfed Powys Police
· 2018 – Cornwall Fireplace and Rescue
· 2017 – Cumbria Constabulary
· 2016 – Gloucester Metropolis Council
· 2015 – Jim Guiton, Dacorum Borough Council
· 2014 – Safer Communities Glasgow
*No award was introduced in 2020 because of the pandemic
The Managing Director of World MSC Safety, Derek Maltby, states: “The Gordon McLanaghan Award for Safety Innovation is for anybody that has efficiently demonstrated ingenuity, creativity and innovation, in going the additional mile to beat a security-related problem.” Maltby provides: “The awards are open to all, nevertheless, we wish to see extra entries that showcase the accomplishments of particular person safety practitioners, working in any respect ranges of the trade.”
The 2021 winners will likely be introduced with a chunk of Bristol Blue glassware and a cheque for £1,000 at a gala charity dinner hosted through the World MSC Safety Convention and Exhibition 2021, on the night of Monday 18 October at The Bristol Resort in Bristol.
The award is introduced in reminiscence of Gordon McLanaghan, an innovator throughout the Bristol Metropolis Council CCTV and Emergency Management Centre, who sadly handed away in 2014. Extra details about the award and particulars of tips on how to enter will be discovered right here. The deadline for entries is Friday 27 August 2021.