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Celebrating health & safety achievement

17 February 2006 From Safeguard magazine

Celebrating health & safety achievement

Entries close on Monday March 6 for the New Zealand Workplace Health & Safety Awards 2006, organised by Safeguard magazine with the support of the Department of Labour.

The winners will be announced at the awards dinner on April 5 at the TelstraClear Pacific Events Centre in Manukau, which coincides with Worksafe Expo 2006, a two-day exhibition of health & safety products and services which is free to the public.

This year’s awards celebrate health & safety initiatives that took place during 2005.

Full details of the nine categories and how to enter are available at www.safeguard.co.nz along with information about the awards dinner and Worksafe Expo 2006.

Last year’s inaugural awards produced an inspiring bunch of entries which culminated in a hugely enjoyable awards dinner.

”There is a tremendous amount of effort going on to prevent injury and ill health at work all around the country,” says Safeguard editor Peter Bateman. “Entering these awards enables that good work to be recognised and celebrated.”

Health and safety, he says, usually only surfaces in the media following a death or injury at work. But behind the scenes there are many dedicated people working to prevent injuries and illness, and organisations which recognise that successfully managing health and safety boosts productivity, enhances product quality, and lifts morale.

"Despite the occasional headlines, we shouldn't forget that workplace health and safety is actually a good news story."

Entries close 5pm Monday March 6.

Any questions about the awards should be directed to Annette Vao, phone 09 360 3712 or email annette.vao@thomson.com

The awards judging panel:

Peter Bateman from Safeguard.
Roana Carran from CoverStaff (2005 Health & Safety Practitioner of the Year).
Mike Cosman from the Department of Labour.
Karen Fletcher from the NZ Council of Trade Unions.
Phillip McIntosh from ACC.


ENDS

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