Nominations for the 2015 awards are now open!
Canada's Safest Employers Awards 2015
The nominations are now open for Canada's Safest Employers Awards 2015. Click on the nominations tab above for the applications.
Awards to be handed out in the following categories:
•Building and Construction
•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
NEW FOR 2015
•Young Worker Safety Award.
To be awarded 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. (Nomination form coming early May).
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 October.
The deadline for nominations is June 1, 2015, for all awards except for Canada's Best Health + Safety Culture Award which is accepting nominations until July 15. Please see the FAQ section for more details.