Fantastic Four Risk Control Leader Award—Recognition for your leading solutions in key manufacturing risk areas
Apex Award - Nominate an individual in your member business for exceptional commitment, passion and action in support of health and safety!
Small Business People First Award —Recognizing how your team has excelled in health and safety and the impacts in your workplace. Open to companies with fewer than 20 FTE.
Join Health & Safety Committee Excellence Award—Honor your JHSC team and their impact
Manufacturing Safety Innovator Award—Recognize your company for safety innovation
NEW in 2022! Soaring Eagle Leadership Award —Nominate your executive leader or business owner for exemplary and inspiring leadership
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Safety Excellence Awards

The Safety Excellence Awards recognize BC manufacturers for innovation and excellence in manufacturing safety. 

2022 Safety Excellence Awards

Nominations are now open!

Eligibility: Awarded to the Joint Health & Safety Committee at any member or OSSE certified organization.

Criteria: The applicant will need to submit a completed WorkSafeBC Joint Health & Safety Evaluation Tool and a nomination form submission detailing how their JHSC has excelled as a team to impact the workplace. Nominators are encouraged to submit supporting materials or video.

Nominations: Any member company may submit a nomination for this award.

Judging: Winner is selected based on team performance in safety advocacy and workplace impact by a committee nominated by the Alliance.

Award: Winner and finalists for the award will be announced at the Safety Pinnacle Gala in June 2022. Winner will be awarded a trophy, and  interviewed and recognized in an Alliance publication. Winner may also be engaged to participate in media and promotional opportunities to profile their brand’s commitment to health and safety.

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Eligibility: Award to a member or OSSE-certified organization with fewer than 20 FTE employees.

Criteria: The applicant must submit a nomination form detailing how their organization has excelled and had an impact on the workplace. Nominators are encouraged to submit supporting materials or video.

Nominations: Any member company with fewer than 20 FTE may submit a nomination for this award.

Judging: Winner is selected based on performance in safety advocacy and workplace impact by a committee nominated by the Alliance.

Award: Winner and finalists for the award will be announced at the Safety Pinnacle Gala in June 2022. Winner will be awarded a trophy, and interviewed and recognized in an Alliance publication. Winner may also be engaged to participate in media and promotional opportunities to profile their brand’s commitment to health and safety.

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Eligibility: Any member or OSSE-certified organization.

Criteria: This award recognizes a company for innovation in safety. Based on innovation in any or all of these areas: OHS management systems, health & safety training, wellness programs, and culture. Nominations must demonstrate how the company’s safety innovation has demonstrated a positive impact on the workplace.

Nominations: Companies may self-nominate or may be nominated by a supplier or partner. Company may submit supporting materials or video if they wish.

Judging: Judging by a committee appointed by the Alliance based on innovation in:

  • OHS management (10-point scale)
  • Health & safety training (10-point scale)
  • Wellness (10-point scale)
  • Culture (10-point scale)

Innovation that has shown the greatest impact on changing positive behaviors in the workplace will be awarded the highest points.

Award: Winner and finalists for the award will be announced at the Safety Pinnacle Awards Gala in June 2022. Winners may be awarded in up to four categories. Winner will be awarded a trophy, interviewed and recognized in an Alliance publication. Winner may also be engaged to participate in other media and promotional opportunities to showcase their brand leadership in health and safety.

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Eligibility: Any member manufacturer or OSSE-certified company.

Criteria: This award recognizes a company for implementing leading solutions in three key manufacturing risk areas—in addition to demonstrating leadership in integrating health and safety into their business culture. Nominations must address the company’s programs related to:

  1. MSI prevention (ergonomics);
  2. Machine-related injuries (safeguarding and lockout);
  3. Slips, trips, and falls (housekeeping); AND
  4. Safety and business culture

Nominations: Companies may self-nominate or may be nominated by a supplier or partner. Company may submit supporting materials or video if they wish. 

Judging: Judging by a committee appointed by the Alliance based on risk control in four areas:

  • MSI prevention / ergonomics (10-point scale)
  • Machine-related injuries / safeguarding and lockout (10-point scale)
  • Slips, trips, and falls / housekeeping (10-point scale)
  • Safety and business culture (10-point scale)

Award: Winner and finalists for the award will be announced at the Safety Pinnacle Awards Gala in June 2022. Winner will be awarded a trophy, interviewed and recognized in an Alliance publication. Winner may also be engaged to participate in other media and promotional opportunities to showcase their brand leadership in health and safety.

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Eligibility: Awarded to an individual in an Alliance member organization.

Criteria: The Apex Award recognizes an individual in a member organization for exceptional commitment, passion, dedication, and action in support of health and safety. Building an effective health and safety culture in organization takes a champion, and this award shines a light on one such individual for recognition.

Nominations: Any member or OSSE-certified company may nominate an individual for this award. 

Judging: Winner is selected based on the award criteria by a committee nominated by the Alliance.

Award: The winner will be announced at the Safety Pinnacle Awards Gala in June 2022. The winner will be awarded a trophy and interviewed and recognized in an Alliance publication. The winner may also be engaged to participate in media and promotional opportunities to highlight their commitment (and their organization’s commitment) to health and safety.

NOMINATE AN INDIVIDUAL  

Eligibility: Awarded to an executive leader or business owner.

Criteria:

New in 2022, the Soaring Eagle Leadership Award is presented to an executive leader or business owner who demonstrates exemplary and inspiring leadership that includes commitment to health and safety. 

For centuries, people have seen eagles as a symbol of courage, honour, pride, determination, and grace. While leaders face many challenges , how they tackle those challenges and support their teams define their leadership.

Nominations: Any member or OSSE-certified company may nominate an individual for this award. 

Judging: Winner is selected based on the award criteria by a committee nominated by the Alliance.

Award: Winner and finalists will be announced at the Safety Pinnacle Awards Gala in June 2022. Winner will be awarded a crystal trophy and interviewed and recognized in an Alliance publication. Winner may also be engaged to participate in media and promotional opportunities to highlight their commitment (and their organization’s commitment) to health and safety.

NOMINATE A LEADER

Nomination deadline is February 10, 2022.

Congratulations to the 2021 Safety Excellence Award Recipients

Small Business People First Award
Fantastic Four Risk Control Leader Award
Manufacturing Safety Innovator Award
JHSC Excellence Awards

2021 Safety Excellence Finalists

2021 Safety Excellence Awards Judging Panel

Andrew Chan, CRSP, CHSC
Certified Safety Auditor

Ulrika Merrick, CRSP
Regional Health & Safety Advisor

Keith Preston
Occupational Health & Safety Specialist

Elaine Wolfson, CRSP
External Safety Auditor

2020 Safety Excellence  Award Recipients

2020 JHSC Excellence Award Recipient

Highland Foundry

JHSC Excellence Award Winner

2020 Small Business People First  Award Recipient

Koehn Brothers

Small Business Award Winner

2020 Manufacturing Safety Innovator Award Recipient 

Kingfisher Boats

2020 Manufacturing Safety Innovator Award Winner