Inaugural Sue Davies Prize Awarded At BOHS’ Annual Conference


The inaugural Sue Davies Prize was awarded to Ms Pinky Bhatt of Vadodara India at the British Occupational Hygiene Society conference in Brighton, England on Wednesday 3 April 2019. The prize is awarded to a person from a developing country that has completed the Occupational Hygiene Training Association (OHTA) modules ( and has successfully completed the International Certificate in Occupational Hygiene (ICertOH).

In her application, Pinky stated, “This award will enable me to contribute to my country by raising standards of industrial safety and hygiene which is a dire need as my country is still developing and passing through cultural change phase in terms of safety and health standards”.

The award was established to honour the memory of Sue Davies who played a major support role in the development and compilation of the OHTA training modules as well as providing critical advice on the language and consistency of the documentation.

Photo left to right: John Dobbie (BOHS President), Pinky Bhatt and Brian Davies