WorkSafe Awards 2022

The WorkSafe Awards recognise excellence in workplace health and safety and return to work.

Congratulations to the 19 outstanding finalists.

 
Shot of 2021 winner for the HSR of the year award.

Health and Safety Representative of the Year finalists

  • Adrian Zammit – DP World
  • Michelle Giovas – Monash University
  • Bruce Mahaki – Toll Global Logistics
  • Sheila Narayan – Office of Public Advocate
  • Sean Aherne - InfraBuild

Photo: Winner 2021 Health and Safety Representative of the Year, Adrian Lidsey and Christopher Ball - Crown Melbourne.

Workplace Health and Safety Solution of the Year finalists

  • Level Crossing Removal Project – Cranbourne Line Upgrade
  • Synergetics Consulting Engineers – Towards zero exposure
  • Consolidated Plant Services – Interlock mechanism to prevent rollover on backhoe
  • Patrick Stevedores – Straddle proximity detection and collision avoidance system 

Photo: Joint Winner 2021 Workplace Health and Safety Solution of the Year, Ausnet Services. Joint Winner 2021 Workplace Health and Safety Solution of the Year, Western Health (not shown).

Commitment to Prevention of Mental Injury in the Workplace finalists

  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • CDC Victoria 

Photo: Winner 2021 Commitment to Prevention of Mental Injury in the Workplace, Western Health.

OHS Leadership/Achievement finalists

  • Renata Musolino – Victorian Trades Hall Council
  • Delta Group
  • Goulburn Valley Safety Group

Photo: Winner 2021 OHS Leadership/Achievement, Ash Presser - URBNSURF.

Leading Return to Work Practice finalists

  • Kmart
  • Berry Street

Photo: Winner 2021 Leading Return to Work Practice, Alida Kildey, Return to Work Coordinator – Goulburn Valley Health.

Worker Return to Work Achievement finalists

  • David Wrout – Grampians Racing
  • Alan Nicholson – GrainCorp Ltd
  • Nicole Townsend – East Grampians Health Service

Photo: Winner 2021 Worker Return to Work Achievement, George Vagias – Melbourne Water Corporation.

Thank you

Thank you to everyone who submitted nominations for this year’s awards.

WorkSafe received more than 120 nominations across the award categories this year and as always it was a challenging process to determine the Finalists for 2022.

Winners of the 2022 WorkSafe Awards will be announced at the Awards dinner and presentation on February 23rd next year.

Image of the Crown Ballroom decorated for the WorkSafe Awards 2021 dinner.
Photo: 2021 WorkSafe Awards presentation dinner.