Safety awards presented next month


The awards acknowledge businesses, both large and small, and individuals who champion safety.

They give national recognition to good ideas, superior systems, great initiatives and hard-working people who have made a difference over the past 12 months.

The Awards will be presented at a Gala Dinner at the SkyCity Convention Centre, Auckland, on Wednesday, May 27, which is day one of the Safeguard National Health & Safety Conference.

Award categories are:
Category 1: Kensington Swan best initiative to address a safety risk.
Category 2: WorkSafe New Zealand best initiative to address a health risk.
Category 3: Vitae best initiative to improve employee wellness.
Category 4: NZ Safety best initiative to encourage engagement in health and safety.
Category 5: SICK best use of design/technology to eliminate or isolate a risk.
Category 6: Site Safe best health and safety initiative by a small business.
Category 7: Impac best significant health and safety initiative by a large organisation.
Category 8: ACC best leadership of an industry sector or region.
Category 9: NZISM health and safety practitioner of the year.
Category 10: edenfx most influential employee.
Category 11: Business Leaders Health and Safety Forum executive of the year.
The Countdown Lifetime Achievement Award will also be presented.

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