NSCA Launches 2010 Safety Excellence Awards
The National Safety Awards of Excellence has been launched for 2010.
The awards are a joint initiative by the National Safety Council of
Australia and GIO. They are designed to celebrate Australian innovative
safety solutions, best practice OHS and safety communication in the
The key objectives of the awards are to recognise high standards of safety
by Australian organisations and individuals, promote OHS excellence and
increase awareness of the Safety Council's commitment to safety.
People or organisations can nominate under six categories:
Best Implementation of a Specific OHS Management System
Best solution of a OHS Workplace Risk
Best OHS Training Program
Best Communication of a Safety Message
Excellence in Innovative Environmentally Sustainable Work Practices
Business Excellence through OHS Management
Previous winners of the awards came from companies such as CGU Insurance,
Railcorp, Queensland Department of Public Works and Bluescope Steel.
Each winner of the six categories is automatically in the running for the
annual Award for Excellence in OHS which is the pinnacle for the award
program and seen as an ultimate recognition for workplace safety.
Nominations for the awards are open till 2 July 2010. If you are interested
in entering the 2010 Awards visit the
Awards Entry page.