This year’s Site Safe Construction Health and Safety Awards will be presented at a gala evening on 8 November at Alexandra Park in Auckland
Site Safe Construction Health and Safety Awards now open
Calling all health and safety champions! Entries for the 2017 Site Safe Construction Health and Safety Awards are now open for entries.
Have you or your team achieved great health and safety in construction? Share your success with the industry by entering the Site Safe Construction Health and Safety Awards. The awards are now open for entries from businesses and individuals – both Site Safe member companies and non-members – who have demonstrated leadership, innovation and commitment to health and safety.
The awards are free to enter and winners receive a trophy, certificate, $1000 gift from the sponsor and a feature article in the Site Safe newsletter.
Site Safe chief executive Alison Molloy says the awards give businesses the opportunity to receive national recognition for their hard work in health and safety. “Celebrating and rewarding success, whether it be through leadership or innovation, helps the industry as a whole to lift the standard of health and safety. Sharing the stories of companies who are champions of health and safety excellence encourages best practice and provides an opportunity for others to learn from their success.”
The awards are open to both Site Safe member and non-member companies, and there are four categories:
- • The Safety Innovation Award – small to medium business (up to 50 employees)
- • The Safety Innovation Award – large business (over 50 employees)
- • The Safety Leadership Award (small, medium or large business)
- • The Safety Contribution Award (individual or small team).
The evening also celebrates the graduation of students who have completed the Site Safe Certificate in Construction Site Safety.
Site Safe scholarshipsApplications for this year’s Site Safe scholarships are also now open, and are also available to both Site Safe member and non-member companies. The five categories for entry are: under 25, open, Maori, Pasifika and Women in Construction.
Each year, the scholarships help the health and safety leaders of the future to jumpstart their careers by completing the Certificate in Construction Site Safety. The scholarship includes fully-funded training towards completion of the certificate, a dedicated mentor and a complimentary ticket to the annual awards and graduation evening in Auckland.
Applications for both the awards and the scholarships are open now until 1 September – visit sitesafe.org.nz