Site Safe Construction Health and Safety Awards 2018


The Site Safe Construction Health and Safety Awards acknowledge people, sites or companies/organisations who have demonstrated innovation and leadership in helping to improve health and safety in the Construction Industry.

Evening of Celebration

These awards are presented annually at the Evening of Celebration (Auckland), along with graduates in the Certificate in Construction Site Safety. 

The Auckland Evening of Celebration will be held on Wednesday 7 November 2018. Regional events in Wellington and Christchurch will be held in the weeks following the Evening of Celebration. More information will be released soon.

Applications for the awards open 1 July and close 1 September.

Enter the awards now - download the application form.

 


Award Categories:

1) The Safety Innovation Award Small to Medium Business (Small to medium organisation up to 50 employees)

This Award is for a site or company demonstrating the best new idea or initiative to drive improvements in health and safety systems or behaviours, address or manage a specific hazard or risk, create a design solution to address a problem, or to improve productivity.

2) The Vertical Horizonz Safety Innovation Award Large Business (Large organisations over 50 employees)

This Award is for a site or company demonstrating the best new idea or initiative to drive improvements in health and safety systems or behaviours, address or manage a specific hazard or risk, create a design solution to address a problem, or to improve productivity.

3) The Teletrac Navman Safety Leadership Award (Small, medium or large business)

This Award is for a site or company where an initiative has been implemented that involves organisational leaders in driving health and safety performance through visible and active involvement in health and safety activities. This could include developing safety culture, making safety positive or demonstrating leadership at the highest level. This award is open to organisations of all sizes. Organisational leaders can be the CEO and senior managers in a large company through to the owner (or other person with significance influence) in an SME.

4) The WorkSafe New Zealand Safety Contribution Award (Individual or small team)

This award is for an individual (or small team) who has demonstrated an outstanding contribution to health and safety in construction. This award acknowledges those people who light the spark in other people's minds and inspire positive change and action in the area of health and safety.

Terms and conditions

  • Employees of Site Safe are not eligible to enter or be nominated in these Awards.
  • Nominations open on 1 July 2018 and close on 1 September 2018.
  • Judging of these Awards is entirely neutral and based on merit; however, to avoid the public perception of a conflict of interest and to protect the integrity of these Awards, sponsors are asked not to apply for their own award categories.
  • Judging the Awards will be undertaken by a panel made up of four individuals: an independent expert operating in the field of occupational health and safety in construction industry, a construction industry representative, an employee representative and a Site Safe representative. The names of the judging panel and any discussion will remain confidential and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • The judging panel and its representatives reserve the right to verify nominations in each category, for example, by requesting further information or by contacting referees.
  • The judging panel reserves the right to make a special Award that falls outside the prescribed categories, where, in the opinion of the judging panel, a candidate merits recognition not covered by the prescribed categories.
  • Information provided in entries (including any photos provided) may be made publicly available and may also feature in Site Safe coverage unless otherwise requested.

Find out what it takes to be a winner

View the case studies of the previous Site Safe Construction Health and Safety Award winners.

Award Sponsors

 

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