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National health & safety awards now open for entries

National health & safety awards now open for entries

Auckland, 14 February 2013 - Entries are now open for the 2013 New Zealand Workplace Health and Safety Awards. In their ninth year, the awards are run by Safeguard magazine and proudly supported by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.

The awards recognise businesses and individuals who have launched effective and innovative initiatives to address health and safety issues at their workplace. They give national recognition to good ideas and hard-working people who have made a difference.

The 2013 awards are for initiatives which took place primarily in 2012, but which may have commenced up to a year earlier. The closing date for entries is 19 April. The winners will be announced at a gala dinner in Auckland’s SKYCITY Convention Centre on 29 May.

Categories available for entry:

Category 1 - SAFETY
Kensington Swan best initiative to address a safety hazard

Category 2 – OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH
MBIE best initiative to address a health hazard

Category 3 - WELLNESS
Vitae best initiative to improve employee wellness

Category 4 - ENGAGEMENT
NZ Safety best initiative to encourage engagement in health and safety

Category 5 - DESIGN
SICK best use of design to eliminate or isolate a hazard

Category 6 – SMALL BUSINESS
Site Safe best health and safety initiative by a small business

Category 7 – LARGE ORGANISATION
Impac best significant health and safety initiative by a large organisation

Category 8 – LEADERSHIP
ACC best leadership of an industry sector or region

Category 9 – PRACTITIONER
NZISM health and safety practitioner of the year

Category 10 – EMPLOYEE
Ross Wilson – NZCTU most influential employee

Category 11 – EXECUTIVE LEADER
Business Leaders Health & Safety Forum leader of the year

Published by Thomson Reuters, Safeguard has been New Zealand’s leading publication on workplace health and safety since 1988.

www.safeguard.co.nz

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