The 5th Annual Safe Work Australia Awards will be announced on the annual World Day for Health and Safety at Work next Wednesday (April 28).
The awards, which are the premier occupational health and safety (OHS) awards in Australia, acknowledge excellence in OHS at a government, organisational and individual level.
The 36 finalists across four award categories have been selected for the national Awards ceremony in Canberra.
A national judging panel is now considering each finalist’s award entry.
Award categories include:
• Best Workplace Health and Safety Management System (Private & Public Sector)
• Best Solution to an Identified Workplace Health and Safety Issue
• Best Workplace Health and Safety Practice/s in Small Business
• Best Individual Contribution to Workplace Health and Safety
The national Awards finalists were winners of their state, territory and Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission awards.