Announcing the WorkSafe Awards 2022 call for nominations

Highlighting and recognising excellence in workplace health and safety and return to work – entry submission for the WorkSafe Awards 2022 is now open.

Enter or nominate

Enter yourself or recognise someone else's achievements.

7 award categories

Choose from seven award categories.

Enter by 15th July

Entries close on 15 July 2022, so don't delay.

Awards ceremony

Winners will be announced at a ceremony to be held 23 February 2023.

Health and Safety Representative of the Year

This category acknowledges elected health and safety representatives (HSRs) (who have been elected under section 54 of the Health and Safety Act) and who have represented their designated work group in an outstanding manner.

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

Health and Safety Representative of the Year

Commitment to Workplace Health and Safety on a Farm

This award acknowledges individuals or businesses who have made a significant difference and tangible improvements on their farm/s through their leadership and practice. This can include a specific safety initiative or a change in farm safety culture.

Photo: Winner 2021 Commitment to Workplace Health and Safety on a Farm, Aurora Dairies.

Commitment to Workplace Health and Safety on a Farm

Workplace Health and Safety Solution of the Year

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.

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).

Workplace Health and Safety Solution of the Year

Commitment to Prevention of Mental Injury in the Workplace

This category acknowledges an organisation demonstrating a prevention-led commitment to creating a mentally healthy workplace.

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

Commitment to Prevention of Mental Injury in the Workplace

OHS Leadership/Achievement

This category acknowledges an individual, group or organisation that has achieved or influenced significant improvements to occupational health and safety within their workplace, industry or the greater Victorian community.

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

OHS Leadership/Achievement

Leading Return to Work Practice

This category recognises the outstanding efforts and/or innovation of an individual or organisation to support injured workers to return to safe and sustainable work.

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

Leading Return to Work Practice

Worker Return to Work Achievement

This category recognises a worker's achievements in returning to work following a workplace injury.

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

Worker Return to Work Achievement

WorkSafe Awards ceremony

This year we celebrate 33 years of the awards, which recognise Victorian businesses and individuals whose innovation, initiatives and commitment have made an outstanding contribution to workplace health, safety, wellbeing and return to work in their fields.

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

Photo: 2021 WorkSafe Awards dinner.