Lifetime Recognition LPS (Loss Prevention Symposium) Award


The Lifetime Recognition LPS Award was established in 2018 by the EFCE Working Party on Loss Prevention and Safety Promotion in the Process Industries in recognition of outstanding contribution to safety and loss prevention research and practice to a senior researcher, academic or industrial engineer belonging to one of the EFCE member countries throughout his/her career.

The first Lifetime Recognition LPS award was presented to Professor Hans Pasman at the Loss Prevention Symposium (LPS) in Delft, the Netherlands, in 2019.
The award, sponsored by the local organiser of the Loss Prevention Symposium, consists of a plaque or trophy, an EFCE certificate and an invitation to the Loss Prevention Symposium where the award is officially presented to the winner.
Nominations are searched from all delegates.

2nd Edition Lifetime Recognition LPS Award - call for nominations

  1. The nominated candidate must belong to one of the EFCE member countries.
  2. The nominated candidate must be currently active in the field of safety and loss prevention.
  3. Self-nominations are excluded.
  4. Nominations must be submitted by members of a national or regional member association of EFCE.
  5. No more than one nomination can be submitted by the same person.
Nomination procedure, supporting documentation and closing date

Nominations must be submitted via the online submission form available on the EFCE web page.
Supporting documentation must contain the following information:

  • Name, address and short CV of the nominee.
  • Name and address of nominator.
  • A recommendation letter by the nominator (no more than two pages), outlining the nominee’s key contribution to safety in the process industries and stating clearly why the contribution is consideredto be truly outstanding and thus deserving the Award.
The call for nominations is closed


Selection Criteria

The evaluation criteria adopted by the LPWP Award Committee are:

  • international activities and networking leadership of research groups in the field of Safety and Loss prevention;
  • outstanding publications in international journals in the field of Safety and Loss prevention;
  • industrial significance of the application or development of safety expertise to industrial problems, authorship of patents;
  • service and commitment to the European Loss Prevention community, EFCE and beyond.
Evaluation procedure
  • The Award Committee of the EFCE Loss Prevention Working Party will review the documents provided in support of the nominations, make a scientific evaluation of the submitted proposals and select the most eligible candidate. Nominations can be rejected due to insufficient documentation as compared to the required supporting documentation.
  • If a member of the Award Committee of the EFCE LPWP is a nominator he/she will step aside during the evaluation procedure of the Lifetime Recognition Award candidates, not to bias the final decision.

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