Ramp Safety Award

Eliminating ground damage, accident risks and striving for the highest possible safety standards is a guiding principle of all aviation stakeholders. This award will celebrate the ground handling team or employee who have used their initiative and worked proactively to deliver a tangible safety gain at their station. Judges will also want to see tangible evidence of the entrant’s impact on reducing injuries or ground damage as well as clear commitment to taking safety from a compliance based activity to a core business value.

Entry Questions

The judging panel will use the information supplied to assess the quality of entry. It is in your interest to supply as much relevant information as possible in order to assist the judging process.

1. Please summarise for our judges- the single most impressive achievement within this entry and why they should select your nomination as the overall winner? (100W)

2. Describe how the entrant has proactively addressed a safety issue at the station? Please describe the nature of the hazard and how the entrant’s work has delivered a tangible safety benefit. Please supply metrics in the form of reductions in ground damage, lost time accident/ incident rates, recordable injuries, near misses or other in-house safety metrics. (MAX 400W)

3. How has the entrant engaged and inspired colleagues to support their safety activity? (MAX 300w) Employee citations/videos can be submitted as part of your supplementary entry information.

2021 Winner

Lukasz Berzynski, LS Airport Services

One of the most concerning tasks we have in the GH industry is weight and balance. All the judges agreed that Lukasz done an excellent job in spotting the balance safety issue and challenging the customer with their data. Serious consequence could have arisen from this not being spotted.