for the Work Safety Awards Western Australia 2012 are now open. WorkSafe WA
Commissioner Lex McCulloch said on Tuesday that the Awards were an opportunity
to gain valuable acknowledgment of excellent safety management, solutions and
innovations in Western Australian workplaces.
Work Safety Awards Western Australia are a chance for individuals, groups,
organisations and enterprises to gain not just local but also national
recognition for their good work in the occupational safety and health arena,”
said Mr Mc McCulloch.
recognise and reward outstanding achievements in any of four categories that
reduce the risk of work-related injury and disease.
Western Australian winners in all categories are automatically entered into the
Australia-wide Safe Work Australia Awards and a chance for valuable national
past years, two of our very innovative Western Australians have gone on to win
at the national level and reap the benefits of national recognition.”
2012 Award categories are:
Best workplace safety and health management
system (private and public sector)
Best workplace safety and health practices in
Best solution to an identified workplace safety
and health issue; and
Best individual contribution to workplace safety
and health (with or without formal OSH responsibilities).
for the Work Safety Awards Western Australia 2012 will close on July 6.
Category winners will be announced at the Safe Work Australia month breakfast
in October. Category winners in the National Safe Work Australia Awards will be
announced in April 2013.
am consistently seeing excellent occupational safety and health practices in
Western Australian organisations, and it is important that we recognise and
acknowledge this publicly,” said Mr McCulloch.
achievement in workplace safety and health – whether it be an everyday
individual achievement or a large-scale initiative – could be worthy of a Work
Safety Award WA in 2012.
important that organisations are given the opportunity to celebrate their
success together with their employees because everyone benefits from good
workplace safety and health practice.”
forms and Award criteria for the Awards can be accessed through the WorkSafe website or by calling WorkSafe on
Annual Safe Work Australia Awards
The annual Safe Work Australia Awards
acknowledge excellence in work health and safety at a government,
organisational and individual level. They are the renowned national platform
for recognising outstanding contributions to work health and safety in
To enter the annual Safe Work Australia
Awards, participants must be a winner in their respective category in the
state, territory, Seacare or Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission
(SRCC) level awards.