SUB-Saharan Enterprise Awards, has announced Alpha Mead Facilities AMF, as winner of the Best for High Quality Professional Business Service Award.
The award which is designed to distinguish firms and individuals who are recording outstanding results within their industries, recognizes AMF, one of Africa’s leading facilities management companies, with operations in Nigeria, Dubai, South Africa, Ghana, Senegal and Cameroun for its outstanding achievements in the FM industry.
“This is a well-deserved award which we are convinced is merited given the amount of time, financial and very high quality human resources that we have deployed to take charge of this aspect of our business,” Femi Akintunde, an engineer and group managing director, Alpha Mead Group said while congratulating staff members on the awards.
“Our business and technical operations are built on a strong platform of what we call the ‘3Ps’, symbolic of our People, Process and Place. This significantly defines our mission which is predicated on engaging the right People – employees, customers, suppliers and even our communities where we operate to use the right process and standards to ensure that all activities are sustainable, comfortable, safe and deliver good results in the places where our customers live, work and play, and this is what MEA have rewarded for us”, Akintunde added.
Awards Coordinator, Mr. Jonathan Hicks, expressed his pride in the success of the deserving and dedicated winners, stressing, “Working in this vibrant and exciting region offers many challenges and opportunities. Therefore, it is my pleasure to congratulate Alpha Mead Facilities and wish them the best of luck as they look ahead.”
Similarly, the company recently won the achievement award for Outstanding Commitment to Health, Safety, and Environment by the Nigeria Safety Award for Excellence. The award is a recognition of AMF’s efforts to always maintain a secure work environment that ensures the health and safety of everyone who plays a part in its operations and use its service.
The 9jaSAFE Awards is one of Nigeria’s most prestigious and respected awards for safety professionals/ practitioners and organizations across the country. The award aims to recognize outstanding performances and laudable initiatives of companies and individuals, to foster and promote Health, Safety, and Environment HSE, best practices in the workplace and in the nation at large.
This objective, according to Akintunde, is as apt given the level of awareness about HSE in most organizations, pointing out that “It is quite unfortunate that some people still assume that safety is expensive, when in reality the cost of an accident or fatality far exceeds the initial cost of preventing same”.
He further explained that as a health and safety conscious organization, his firm has in its 10 years of operations implemented strategies that ensure the strict compliance of its HSE policy which is periodically reviewed to suit the dynamic nature of the business environment.
The 9jaSAFE award is endorsed by Lagos State Safety Commission, Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria ISPON, World Safety Organization WSO, American Society of Safety Engineers ASSE, Society for Occupational and Environmental Health Physicians of Nigeria SOEHPON, Federal Road Safety Corps FRSC and Fire Protection Association of Nigeria FPAN.