Bilgeaway has won the British Safety Industry Federation’s Water Pollution Award for its environmentally friendly bilge discharge filter. Launched in January 2019, Bilgeaway traps contaminants before they’re discharged overboard by automatic bilge pumps, rendering the filter’s contents non-reactive so they can be safely disposed of, instead of going to landfill.
The British Safety Industry Federation (BSIF) is the UK’s leading trade body for the safety sector and its annual Safety & Health Excellence Awards cover four categories: product innovation, safety solutions, customer service and water pollution prevention. The Water Pollution Award is supported by the Environment Agency, the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency and Natural Resources Wales.
BSIF marketing manager Ian Crellin commented: ‘These awards recognise the excellent work that goes on within the safety industry. We celebrate the constant innovation, expert knowledge and quality service that goes on every day ‒ all with the goal of keeping people safe.’