Foster Wheeler AG has announced that a subsidiary of its Global Engineering and Construction Group, Foster Wheeler Energy Ltd (FWEL) has won the coveted Five Star Health and Safety Management System Audit Award from the British Safety Council for the performance of FWEL’s UK-headquartered operation in Reading. The award follows a Five Star audit, in which the British Safety Council reviewed the health and safety performance of FWEL’s Reading home office operation.

The British Safety Council Audit, encompassing the management of health and safety through to the implementation of associated systems in the workplace, results in an overall numerical score, or star rating, of the organization’s performance. Organizations are rated from one to five, five being the top rating – to indicate the effectiveness of their health and safety programs. FWEL’s Reading operation achieved a five-star rating, with a world-class audit score of 93%.

The internationally recognized British Safety Council Five Star Audit is used by organizations world-wide to benchmark their health and safety management system against health and safety best practice.