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CS Energy safety innovation wins award

03 May 2021

CS Energy’s Confined Space Isolation Improvement won its category at the annual awards of the Queensland Generator Safety Forum (QGSF) last week.

The Callide B Power Station plant improvement won the ‘Project or site wide innovation’ category at the QGSF’s Health and Safety Innovation Awards, which were held in Brisbane on 29 April.

Callide Technical Officer Chris Ross led the project, working with contractor Bob Saunders and the site engineering, mechanical and electrical teams.

Chris and Bob attended the awards ceremony, along with other finalists and representatives from across the Queensland electricity generation industry.

Chris and Bob
Above: Chris Ross and Bob Saunders gave a presentation on their project before the awards were announced, along with other finalists.

Award winners
Above: Chris Ross (second from right) with the award, along with other category winners.

Improving safety in precipitator confined spaces

CS Energy Head of Health and Safety Ngaire Moran congratulated Chris, Bob and others who worked on the project.

“This was a cost-effective, people-led solution that maintains the high safety standards we require for this particular isolation,” Ngaire said. “It also demonstrates CS Energy’s openness to constantly seek improvements and find better ways where possible.”

Learn more about CS Energy’s Confined Space Isolation Improvement.

About the awards

The QGSF is a representative group from electrical generators and Industry companies that is focused on improving health and safety throughout the industry by fostering collaboration and learning.

The Health and Safety Innovation Awards are designed to recognise and share positive contributions by teams or individuals in improving health and safety.

Other winners on the evening were:

  • Outstanding Innovation at an Organisational Level - Origin Energy - Mental Health and Wellbeing program
  • Individual innovation - Stanwell Corporation - Hot Pond Dry Dock
  • People Choice Award - Origin Energy - GT3 Air Inlet Filter Replacement Dropped Objects Prevention