OHS Achievements

Our commitment to occupational health and safety and our well-managed OHS framework has been recognised by external parties, who have commended the Stefanutti Stocks group for extraordinary OHS performances. Some examples include: 
Building Business Unit

The business unit participated in the Master Builders Association’s annual regional and national OHS competitions and achieved the following results:

  • Regional health and safety competition achievements Eastgate: First place for projects between R300 million — R500 million
  • Kusile Power Station: First place for projects of R650 million and above
  • Mr. Price: First place for projects between R150 million — R300 million
  • Small Plant and Yard Category (Western Cape): First place
  • Bluff Phase 2: Second place for projects between R25 million — R75 million
  • Project Sunrise: Third place for projects between R150 million — R300 million
  • Nhlanhla Mpofu (Gauteng Division) received the Safety Officer of the Year Award in the MBA North region.
  • Dallas Pakkiri (KZN Division) was commended for his contribution to the industry as a Safety Manager with the SAIOSH Person of the Year for 2014/15 award.
  • National health and safety competition achievements Kusile Power Station: First place for projects of R650 million and above (this is the third year in that the project has won this category which is an exceptional accomplishment).
  • Eastgate: Fourth place for projects between R300 million — R500 million
  • Mr. Price: Fourth place for projects between R150 million — R300 million
  • 5-star Grading: All projects have been awarded 5-stars by the Master Builders Association for meeting the set measurement criteria.
M&E Business Unit
  • A letter of commendation was received from MDM Engineering on the Rasimone BRPM Upgrade Project for commendable SHE performance.
  • Exxaro awarded a certificate achievement to the GG10 Project team for 180 LTI-free days.
  • A certificate for outstanding performance was awarded by Sasol Technology for the GOX East project in Secunda.
  • Recognition was given to project employees by Technip for SHE performance on the C3 Expansion Project in Secunda.
RPM Business Unit
  • RPM Business Unit – 7 000 000 LTI free hours achieved.
  • Roads & Earthworks – 4 900 000 LTI free hours and in excess of 365 days without a LTI.
  • Tailings division – 1 000 000 LTI free hours – 365 days without a lost time injury.
  • Pipelines – 1 000 000 LTI free hours – 365 days without a lost time injury.
  • Stefanutti Stocks Swaziland  – 4 700 000 LTI free hours.
  • A considerable reduction in the RPM Business Unit’s recordable cases from 1.75 to 0.83 from 2015 to 2016.
  • FEMA award for Stefanutti Stocks Mining Services.
  • Black Rock Expansion Project — Certificate of Excellence — 300 LTI-free days.
  • Liqhobong Mining Development — 200 000 construction man hours without an LTI.
  • A substantial increase in occupational health and safety competency training implemented such as in depth legal liability training for all legal appointees, construction regulations training as well as a range of operational training across all levels.
  • An internal occupational health and safety conference was introduced in 2015 which was very well received. This was hosted again in 2016 with a variety of guest speakers and has been commended by various clients.
  • Introduction of an HSE industrial theatre that has been adopted by various clients.  
Structures Business Unit

Various projects have achieved their objective of zero LTIs for the past year.

  • Black Rock Expansion Project — Certificate of Excellence — 300 LTI-free days
  • Liqhobong Mining Development — 200 000 construction man hours without an LTI
  • Amec Foster Wheeler — LP Compression Project 600 hours without a recordable case
  • Lower Tugela BWSS Project 1 000 000 man hours worked without an LTI
  • Reconstruction of the revetment project (East London) — 300 000 LTI-free hours
  • Civil works for upgrade of firefighting system project (Cape Town) — 250 000 LTI-free hours
  • Reconstruction of Maydon Wharf berth 1 – 4, 13 and 14 Project (Durban) — 750 000 LTI-free hours
  • Kusile Civil Works Joint Venture (KCWJV) achieved 10-million lost time injury-free (LTIF) hours worked in July 2015