Nominations for the 2015 awards are now open!
Canada's Safest Employers Awards 2015
The nominations are now open for Canada's Safest Employers of 2015. Click on the nominations tab above for the applications.
NEW FOR 2015
•Young Worker Safety Award.
To be handed out to a deserving company that has exceptional programs in place for keeping workers under age 25 safe on the job.
•Canada’s Best Health + Safety Culture Award
: The top award of them all! This award recognizes an employer that exceeds traditional health and safety practices by its impact on a broader community dimension beyond their workplaces. (More information coming soon).
About the awards
Launched in 2011, Canada's Safest Employers Awards recognize companies from all across Canada with outstanding accomplishments in promoting the health and safety of their workers.
The award boasts 10 industry-specific categories, ranging from hospitality to mining and natural resources. Companies are judged on a wide range of occupational health and safety elements, including employee training, OHS management systems, incident investigation, emergency preparedness and innovative health and safety initiatives.
A special Wellness Award is also handed out to companies who have excellent programs in place to support an employee’s overall well-being.
A special Psychological Safety Award recognizes companies that are committed to employee mental health and are working towards implementing the National Standard for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace.
The winners are recognized at a gala event in Toronto in October.
The deadline for nominations is June 1, 2015. Please see the FAQ section for more details.