Deadline: February 1, 2018 | Application: Free

Applications closed, but stay tuned for the next set of award categories!

The EHS Daily Advisor Safety Standout Awards recognize companies and safety professionals who excel in making their workplaces safe. Awards will be presented annually at the EHS Daily Advisor’s Safety Summit and Safety Culture conferences.

Our first four Safety Standout Award winners will receive plaques at the award winners’ reception at the 5th Annual Safety Summit in Orlando, Florida, on April 17, 2018. Winners will also be featured on the EHS Daily Advisor website, in a press release, and in a feature article; have the opportunity to present their achievements to the Safety Summit audience; and receive one (1) complimentary conference registration.

Applications are now being accepted for the following awards (click on category name to download nomination form) :


Best Overall Safety Program/Culture Award

Criteria: Winner will demonstrate effective employee engagement and management buy-in, worksite hazard analysis, hazard prevention and controls, safety and health training, and have a low injury rate (benchmarked against appropriate industry). Submissions must include examples of safety program materials and show winner’s investment in safety (PPE, training hours, training resources, training services, consulting, hours of safety meeting, incentives, etc.).

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Innovations in Safety Training Award

Criteria: Winner will demonstrate how its training program has enhanced employee engagement in hazard prevention and safe practices, adapted to the changing workforce and workplace, its use of different materials and delivery technologies, and how the program’s effectiveness is measured with these innovations.

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Young Safety Professional Excellence Award (individual award)

Criteria: Winner will have less than 10 years of experience in the safety field and have demonstrated leadership and other achievements. Applicants must submit at least one letter of support.

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BLR’s Lifetime Achievement in Safety Award (individual award)

Criteria: Winner will have at least 10 years of experience in the field and currently hold a leadership position (Director level or higher). Applicants must submit at least one letter of support.

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Submissions Guidelines and Policy:

  • All applications must be submitted via email to using the PDF application(s) downloaded from the links below.
  • An individual or company may submit no more than two (2) applications. Each submission requires a separate completed application form.
  • If an award is granted, applicants agree to send at least one representative to the 2018 EHS Daily Advisor Safety Summit.
  • Applications must be submitted no later than February 1, 2018.

Judgment of Applications

The EHS Daily Advisor editorial staff will evaluate all applications and will select the winners based on question responses and submitted supplemental materials in relation to the specific criteria listed within each individual award’s application.

Announcement of Winners

Winners of the award will be notified by telephone and in writing no later than March 15, 2018. All other applicants will be notified of their application status no later than April 1, 2018. Winners will be announced at a reception at the 5th annual EHS Daily Advisor Safety Summit in Orlando, FL, April 16–18, 2018.

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