The NSCA Foundation would like to thank and commend all those who submitted nominations for the prestigious 26th National Safety Awards of Excellence. As a reflection of increased commitment to WHS in Australia, a record number of over 160 impressive and high quality nominations were received.

We are proud to announce this year’s Awards Finalists! These 35 finalists across seven categories were shortlisted by the judges based upon their outstanding demonstration of innovation, commitment to safety as a business priority, proven return on investment, and leading work health and safety standards in their industry

Category 1 – Best Continuous Improvement of a WHS Management System

  • ASC
  • BMD Constructions
  • CV Services Group
  • Kordia Solutions Australia
  • Defence Housing Australia
  • TFE Hotels

Category 2A – Best Solution of a WHS Risk (Small Business)

  • Fremantle Commercial Diving
  • Makinex Construction Products
  • Pacific Hoists
  • P.T. Automation Solutions

Category 2B – Best Solution of a WHS Risk (Medium to Large Business)

  • Centurion
  • Melbourne Water
  • Otraco International
  • Port of Brisbane
  • The University of Newcastle

Category 3 – Best WHS Training Program

  • Australian Red Cross Blood Service
  • FirstAction
  • Shadforth Civil Contractors

Category 4 – Best Communication of a Safety Message

  • Australian Red Cross Blood Service
  • Centurion
  • KFC Australia
  • Moly-Cop Australia
  • Probuild & Jaxzyn

Category 5 – Ian Chisholm Award for the Best Individual WHS Achievement

  • Matt Campbell (Rio Tinto Emergency Services)
  • Neal Smith (FDC Construction & Fitout QLD)
  • Paul Lyndon (Diona)

Category 6 – Best Safety Leadership Program / Initiative

  • Global Construction Services
  • Greening Australia
  • Melbourne Water
  • Stockland Corporation

Category 7 – Best Health and Wellbeing Program

  • Easternwell
  • Monash University
  • Pearson Australia
  • ReturnToWorkSA
  • Stanwell Corporation

The 2018 National Safety Awards of Excellence winners will be announced at the 2018 Gala Awards Luncheon ceremony on 11 October 2018 at Doltone House, Hyde Park, Sydney. Register today to join us in celebrating work health and safety excellence.