The General Council of Industrial Relations and Work Sciences, aware of the importance of prevention of occupational risks in the world of Industrial Relations, proceeded in 1998 to the creation of distinctions called "ANTICIPATE", in relation to the meaning of this Castilian "is better not predict what come to dispute about what happened."
Since then, annually they have been held these prestigious awards, which are a national reference.
The PREVER awards, sponsored by the Ministry of Employment and Social Security, National Institute of Safety and Health at Work, National Commission on Safety and Health at Work Inspectorate of Labour and Social Security, Foundation for the Prevention of Occupational Risks and Council General Professional Safety and Health at Work, were held on March 5 in the beautiful city of Segovia, in the magnificent hall of the Artillery Academy in the framework of the XVII th Technical Conference on Risk Prevention labor and Corporate Social Responsibility.
This time, the company Etosa Works and Services Building slu (Etosa), has been honored to receive the PREVER 2015 award in the category businesses and institutions.
Etosa is a construction company in the region of Murcia.
Since its inception 33 years ago, he has executed many works of all kinds (building, civil engineering, industrial) for both private developers and public.
Currently a large percentage of the works are executed in the Community of Madrid.
Since its birth, Etosa has shown a constant concern for the preventive aspects.
The firm commitment by the Directorate of providing a workplace insurance to their workers and all subcontractors that work there, above the formal compliance, led to the creation in 1999 of a department of safety and health, which it was the prelude to the creation, in 2003, the joint prevention service, which currently consists of 4 senior technicians in prevention.
Thanks to the teamwork of all departments of the company have managed to strengthen preventive foundations built over the years, researching new safety systems to be implemented in the works, developing safe work procedures, where prevention is integrated into the process production, with the aim of achieving the long-awaited integration of preventive activity, to avoid any accident.
All this effort has materialized over the years in a significant reduction in accident rates and the receipt of several awards for safety and health, such as the Award for "Work Safety in Construction Sector of 2002 ", awarded by the Regional Federation of Employers of the Construction of Murcia, memorial Diploma received in England in 2003 as Award-nominated European safety provided by the Multinational" Bovis Lend Lease "in the category of" Work security "for the work of the Hotel in Las Lomas (La Manga), the award for" Best implementation of safety measures in buildings "in the First Edition of the Awards for safety and Health in Construction Murcia region in 2005 or the award for "Best Health and Safety Plan", the Second Edition of the Awards for Safety and Health in the Construction of the region of Murcia in 2007.
The culmination of this are these these national awards that have been bestowed twice, because besides the received by Etosa, Ramón Pérez Merlos, Director of Prevention Service, also received a PREVER by the publication of his latest book, it is the third writer, entitled "basic Interest and conflict resolution of the main figures in prevention" monograph has also collaborated Etosa.