WorkSafe Award winners celebrate


More than 800 people attended the 22nd WorkSafe VIC Awards in Melbourne last week to acknowledge the state’s workplace safety winners.

Winners included:

Health and Safety Representative of the Year

Glen Barber - Loy Yang Power (Traralgon)

Highly commended

Dave Jones - Ambulance Victoria (Lakes Entrance)

Best OHS Management System

GHD Health and Safety Management System (Melbourne)

Best OHS Solution in Construction and Utilities

Tenix Pty Ltd - Safe Working with Continuous Conduit (Melbourne)

Highly commended

Coliban Water - Confined Space Entry Workbox System (Bendigo)

Best OHS Solution in Public Sector and Community Services

Bendigo Health - Loddon Linen Services Stress Prevention Program (Bendigo)

Best OHS Solution in Manufacturing, Logistics and Agriculture

FreshBins Pty Ltd – World’s First Robotic Bin Cleaning Service (Warrnambool)

Best OHS Initiative by a Small Business

Kooka Brotha's Pty Ltd (Wodonga)

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