Canada's Safest Employers Awards 2016

The nominations are now open for Canada's Safest Employers Awards 2016.


Awards to be handed out in the following categories:

•Building and Construction

•Health Care

•Mining and Natural Resources (includes fish and forestry)

•Transportation (land, sea and air)



•Oil and Gas

•Public Sector / Non-profit

•Retail and Services

•Utilities and Electrical


Special awards:

•Psychological Safety

•Young Worker Safety  

•Canada’s Best Health + Safety Culture Award (The top award of them all!)




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. 


The winners are recognized at a gala event in Toronto in on Oct. 24.


The deadline for nominations is June 1 for all awards. Please see the FAQ section for more details.

For the complete timeline of the awards process, see FAQ #1. 

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