American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) – Kuwait Chapter, one of the largest Chapters outside USA with more than 400 members has won the prestigious award from ASSE - USA – ‘The Gold Level Chapter Award’ for the performance during the year 2014-2015.
The then President of the Chapter Mohammad Riaz Shareef on this occasion, congratulated all and narrated that the beneficiaries of this award are its members and their profession as a whole.
He stated, “It is an amazing feeling when you get rewarded for what you do, not just because of the recognition, but because we have had an impact on the Chapter Members and our Profession. With this achievement, we have become model for other Chapters and kept Kuwait flag high among the Global chapters outside USA”.
During the Safety-2016 Conference at Atlanta, USA, ASSE Kuwait Chapter was recognized with this prestigious award. The ASSE delegates from Kuwait Chapter Sampath Reddy, Chapter President (2015-16), Vasudevan Chapter past President, Sunil N. Sadanandan Head of the Technical Events, and Mr. Srikanth received this award from Ashok Garlapati, ASSE Global Region Vice President, during the Chapter Recognition Luncheon on 26 June, 2016.
As a part of professional development opportunities for its members to recognize their voluntary efforts, Mr. Vasudevan and Mr. Sadanandan were sent as delegates to represent Kuwait chapter at the annual Safety Conference “Safety-2016” held from 27 to 29 June in Atlanta, USA.
On this memorable event, Mr. Reddy, while receiving the award on behalf of the president 2014-15, said that “People with Goals, succeed because they know where they are going. Selection of ASSE-Kuwait Chapter for this prestigious award was due to chapter diversified activities, member’s active role and its active involvement in contributing towards meeting its objectives in protecting People, Property and the Environment. This recognition will enhance the ASSE Kuwait Chapter performance continuously and keep the Chapter in high profile and hope that it will come up with many more honors in years to come.”
Speaking on this occasion Fadhel Al-Ali, Chairman ASSE KC mentioned it as a proud moment for the chapter and the members and the executive committee of 2014-15 for their efforts. He also said that these recognitions are joyous moment for the chapter as well as recognition for State of Kuwait for its continuous efforts towards enhancement of HSE culture in the industry and society.
These awards and honour will definitely boost up the morale of its members and enhance its energy level in carrying out its activities with more enthusiasm and passion. Executive Committee 2015-16 of ASSE Kuwait Chapter congratulated its members and conveyed thanks to Executive Council of ASSE US, Global Regional Vice President and well-wishers for their active support, cooperation and encouragement.