The 3 Awarded Projects
1° SAFETY AWARD
BIPSO, Singen (Germany)
Safe Entering into 6,000 l vessel
An innovative system for safe entry into vessels through a small hatch which sits only 60 cm from the ceiling. Vessel entry is required to insert temperature probes and to withdraw samples in order to judge the quality of the cleaning inside the vessel.
1° HEALTH AWARD
E-Z-EM, Montréal (Canada)
Ergonomic Improvements in Cleaning Room
The project aimed at improving manual handling within dedicated production equipment cleaning areas. Project analysis, design and realisation were performed by an internal team, supported by an ergonomics consultant. The project improved job quality, and reduced the risk for workplace strain, injuries and illnesses.
1° ENVIRONMENT AWARD
Bracco Imaging, Ceriano Laghetto (Italy)
Iodine Recovery Improvement through Nanofiltration
Extension of the current Iodine recovery system to reduce the load of organic compounds in wastewater. This project ensures that wastewater output is well within the established legislative threshold. The system will also be able to absorb greater loads following an increase in production, already in the planning.