Award categories

Category one - Best solution to an identified work health and safety issue

This award recognises excellence in developing and implementing a solution to an identified work health and safety issue. This may include a product solution, design/engineering innovation, training program, awareness raising activity or other risk control measure that addresses a specific work health and safety issue, reducing the risk of work related injury and disease.

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Category two - Best individual contribution to work health and safety

This award recognises individuals who have made an exceptional contribution to work health and safety. This may include developing and implementing a safety solution, system, product, program or other risk control measure that reduces the risk of work related injury and disease.

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Category three - Best solution to an identified electrical issue

This award recognises excellence in developing and implementing a solution to an identified workplace electrical safety issue. This may include a product solution, design/engineering innovation, training program, awareness raising activity or other risk control measure that addresses a specific electrical safety issue, reducing the risk of work related injury and disease.

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Category four - Most significant improvement to work health and safety performance

This award recognises an organisation that has made a significant demonstrated improvement to its work health and safety performance. This may include making changes that have improved risk management, safety systems, injury prevention and/or safety culture.

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Category five - Best workplace health and wellbeing initiative

This award recognises an organisation that has implemented a high standard workplace health and wellbeing initiative. This may include initiatives that seek to improve nutrition, increase physical activity, or address smoking, alcohol or obesity.

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Category six - Best demonstrated leadership in work health and safety (Closed category – entrants for this category are chosen from categories one to five)

This award recognises excellence in work health and safety leadership.

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Category seven – Injured worker achievement awards

This award recognises an individual's successful rehabilitation and stay at/return to work within the past 12 months following a work related injury.

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Category eight – Best rehabilitation and return to work management system

This award recognises an employer’s outstanding efforts and continuous improvement of rehabilitation and return to work by implementing an effective injury management system.

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Category nine – Best individual contribution to rehabilitation and return to work

This award recognises an individual's outstanding efforts in rehabilitation and stay at/return to work, and the improving workplace rehabilitation culture.

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Category ten – Best demonstrated leadership in return to work (Closed category – entrants for this category are chosen from categories seven to nine).

This award recognises outstanding leadership in rehabilitation and return to work practices implemented by an individual or organisation.

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Last updated
03 July 2017