Other Awards

Occupational Health Award (sponsored by Health & Safety Authority (HSA) and Health & Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSENI))

Superior Performance Award (sponsored by Anderco)

Driving for Work Award (sponsored by ALD Merrion Fleet)

Healthy Workplace Award (sponsored by Healthy IrelandNEW for 2019

Safety Representative of the Year Award [in association with The CPL Institute]

Superior Performance Award (sponsored by Anderco)
This award, introduced in 2015 and sponsored by Anderco, will be presented to an organisation that demonstrates as much evidence as possible that they provide a safety working environment for their employees, visitors, contractors, public, neighbours, etc.

Superior performance is defined as measures introduced over and above the legal requirement to do so. To be in with a chance to win this award, you must include all evidence in Section 12 of the Awards.

The organisation that scores the highest mark in Section 12 will be awarded the Superior Performance Award, sponsored by Anderco.

This award will be made in addition to whatever other award the successful organisation has achieved.

Occupational Health Award (sponsored by Health & Safety Authority (HSA) and Health & Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSENI))
This award introduced in 2014 is designed for companies who demonstrate clear evidence that they manage a clear and proactively structured occupational health programme for their employees. This programme should be based on the hazard identification and risk assessments applicable within the company and may include such items as, Pre-employment medicals, Periodic medicals, Hearing, Vibration, Skin Care, Respiratory issues, General Health issues, EAP, Shift Work, Diet, Hygiene matters, etc.

No separate entry is required but the winner will be selected from all entries who can demonstrate and provide evidence that their occupational health programme is top class. This award will be made in addition to whatever other award the successful organisation has achieved.

Driving for Work Award (sponsored byALD Merrion Fleet)
The Driving for Work Award, introduced in 2016, as part of the overall Occupational Safety Awards, requires entrants to demonstrate evidence of the following in relation to driving for work: policy, planning, practice, measuring performance and reviewing performance. The entrant who scores highest in Section 12 relating to Driving for Work will win the “Driving for Work Award” sponsored by ALD Merrion Fleet  No separate entry is required. This award will be made in addition to whatever other award the successful organisation has achieved.

Healthy Workplace Award (sponsored by Healthy IrelandNEW for 2019
The Healthy Workplace Award will recognise the commitment of workplaces who promote health and wellbeing as a core element of the Health and Safety agenda. Promoting Health and Wellbeing in the workplace requires organisations to consult with employees to identify priorities in relation to their health and wellbeing and plan appropriate interventions. Elective programmes are underpinned by strong leadership which facilitates a culture that values and promotes the health of all employees. Workplaces will need to present evidence of communication plans, employee engagement and levels of participation in organised activities.

NISO Safety Representative of the Year Award (in association with The CPL Institute)
The Safety Representative of the Year Award organised by the National Irish Safety Organisation (NISO) in association with The CPL Institute will be awarded to a Safety Representative who the adjudicators deem to have made the most positive advance to workplace health and safety. Entry is by way of an entry form which should be filled in by the nominee.

Click here to view or download details of the Safety Representative of the Year Award [pdf; 504kb]
Closing date 30 August 2019.