2019 Safety Standout Awards

Application period closed. Winners will be notified shortly!

Deadline: January 31, 2019

Application: Free


The EHS Daily Advisor Safety Standout Awards recognize companies who excel in making their workplaces safe.

This round of Safety Standout Award winners will receive one (1) complimentary conference registration to the Annual Safety Summit conference in Austin, TX, April 8-10, 2019.  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 a plaque.

Applying is simple (and free):

  1. Download a nomination form (below).
  2. Save and complete.
  3. Submit to EHSDAawards@blr.com.

Applications are now being accepted for the following awards:


Best Overall Safety Program Award

Criteria: The winner of the Best Overall Safety Program Award will demonstrate effective hazard analysis, hazard prevention and controls, and safety and health training, and will have a low injury rate (benchmarked against appropriate industry). Submissions must include examples of safety program materials and show the winner’s investment in safety and commitment to a strong safety culture.

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Innovations in Safety Training Award

Criteria: The key word to remember as you apply for the Innovations in Safety Training Award is “innovations.” We are looking for safety training programs that go beyond the norm and demonstrate not only a commitment to compliance but also show an effort to adapt programs to the unique demands of the company’s workforce and measure successes and/or failings to continually improve the program for the future.

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BLR’s Lifetime Achievement in Safety Award

Criteria: The winner of BLR’s Lifetime Achievement in Safety Award will have at least 10 years of experience in the safety field and currently hold a leadership position (defined as Director level or higher) where workplace safety is the primary function or focus.

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Young Safety Professional Excellence Award

Criteria: The winner of the Young Safety Professional Excellence Award will have fewer than 10 years of experience in the safety field and will have demonstrated leadership abilities and other achievements that highlight his or her strong commitment to safety.

Download Application

If you have any questions about the nomination process, contact EHSDAawards@blr.com.

Submissions Guidelines and Policy:

  • All applications must be submitted via email to EHSDAawards@blr.com using the PDF application(s) downloaded from the links above.
  • Companies 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 2019 EHS Daily Advisor Safety Summit Conference.
  • Applications must be submitted no later than January 31, 2019 (deadline extended!).

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

All applicants, including winners, will be notified of their application status. Winners will be announced at a reception at the Annual EHS Daily Advisor Safety Summit Conference in Austin, Texas, April 8-10, 2019.

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Nominate for a 2019 Award!