WorkSafe Awards finalists announced


The manufacturing industry has eight finalists in the 2010 Vic WorkSafe Awards.

The successful entries range from cake manufacturing trays to trailer guardrails and robotic bin cleaners.

In total, there are 15 finalists across four categories.

Award recipients will be announced at a dinner on October 28.

This year’s finalists are:

Health and Safety Representative of the Year

Dave Jones - Ambulance Victoria (East Gippsland)
Glen Barber - Loy Yang Power (Traralgon)
Keni Navusolo – Woolstar Pty Ltd (Barnawartha North)
Marten Kelders – Heidelberg Graphic Equipment Limited (Melbourne)
Best OHS Management System
GHD Pty Ltd (Melbourne)
Compass Group (Australia) Pty Ltd (North Melbourne)

Best Solution to an Identified Workplace Health and Safety Issue

- Construction:

Coliban Water (Bendigo) - Confined Space Entry Workbox
Tenix (Melbourne) - Safe Working with Continuous Conduit

- Public Sector and Community Services

Bendigo Health (Bendigo) - Loddon Linen Stress Prevention Program
Glen Eira City Council (Works Depot) (Moorabbin) - Pipe locating dummy head

- Manufacturing and Logistics

Kooka Brotha's Pty Ltd (Wodonga) - Half size aluminium pallet
FreshBins Pty Ltd (Warrnambool) - Generation 3 Mobile Wheelie Bin washing and sterilizing truck
No Bolt Operations Pty Ltd & BlueScope Distribution Pty Ltd (Westall) - Trailer Portable
Access Guardrail
Cherry Constructions P/L & Workright Safety Solutions Pty Ltd (Carrum Downs) – Liftright Wheel Lifter
Rotolift Pty Ltd (Bayswater) – Easy Picker.

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