Now in their 24th year, the National Safety Awards of Excellence are Australia’s premier safety awards and now the only national independent awards program. The program continues to celebrate organisations and people who contribute to the health, safety and well-being of their employees and show continuous improvement in their business performance.

Entries now closed

Entries are now closed for this the 2016 National Safety Awards of Excellence, thank you to the 120 organisations that submitted an entry. Finalists will be announced early September with the winners being announced at a Gala Luncheon on the 13th of October.

2016 Awards Categories

There are eight categories that you are able to submit your nominations into.

  • Best Continuous Improvement of a WHS Management System
  • Best Solution of a WHS Risk
  • Best WHS Training Program
  • Best Communication of a Safety Message
  • Ian Chisholm Award for Best Individual WHS Achievement
  • Best Safety Leadership Program/Initiative
  • Best Health and Wellbeing Program
  • NSCA Foundation Member of Year

2016 Awards Key Dates

Entries open
1 April 2016

Entries now closed
30 June 2016

Judging and short listing
July/August 2016

Finalists and non-finalists notified
Early September 2016

Winners announced
13 October 2016 at Awards Gala Lunch in Sydney