About this award category
This category recognises individuals and organisations that develop, implement, and/or manufacture solutions to health and safety issues or hazards in their own workplaces or for industry.
Open to all Victorian-based businesses and workers, we’re looking for innovative ideas that are making a real difference. Share your safety story today and let's celebrate its success.
Keep this criteria in mind as this is what the assessment and judging panels will be assessing your entries with.
Transferability of entry
Can this initiative be applied across other industries and workplaces?
To what extent is this initiative innovative, creative, new and different?
How does the initiative apply the hierarchy of control? (Elimination, substitution, engineering, isolation, administrative controls).
What difference would the initiative make to the risk profile of a workplace as a whole?
What commitment is evident in the initiative? Details of resources invested in developing the solution (human and financial) and in ensuring it was successfully integrated into the business.
Was consultation built into the development/implementation/on-going monitoring of the initiative?
How effective is the initiative? Provide evidence of injury and risk reduction.
Hear from a past winner
Best Solution to a Manual Handling Issue
After you enter
The entry and judging process explains what happens from the time you enter through to the announcement of the winners.