Franklin Medal

The Franklin Medal is for outstanding service in the fields of occupational health, safety, loss prevention and care for the environment. Ned Franklin was a past president and a major personality in the development of the nuclear power industry.

Who is it awarded to?

It is awarded to an individual in recognition of outstanding service in the fields of occupational health, safety, loss prevention and care for the environment.

How is the winner decided?

Nominations are sought from anyone interested in the subject area, including IChemE’s Safety and Loss Prevention Special Interest Group. The Special Interest Group Committee recommend a winner to the Medals and Prizes Committee.

How do I nominate somebody?

If you are a member of the Safety & Loss Prevention Special Interest Group you will be asked to submit nominations. Other nominations of no more than 600 words should be sent to: medals@icheme.org.

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When is the deadline?

31 October 2019

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2018 medal winner

Professor David W Edwards 
(Granherne/KBR, UK)

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