2019 Safety Standout Awards

Nominate your organization today for free!

Deadline: July 3, 2019 July 19, 2019

Due to the Fourth of July holiday, we are extending the deadline to submit entries!

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 Safety Culture 2019 conference in Denver, CO, September 18-20, 2019. Winners will also receive a plaque and be featured on the EHS Daily Advisor website, in a press release, and in a feature article.

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 Culture

Criteria: The winner of the Best Overall Safety Culture Award will demonstrate an excellent culture of safety, as evidenced by strong employee engagement, organizational leadership and management buy-in, effective program evaluation and improvement strategies, and a comprehensive process for hazard identification and assessment. Submissions must include examples of effective communication, education and training and company’s investment in safety.

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Best Safety Committee

Criteria: The winner of the Best Safety Committee Award will demonstrate that its safety committee has varied representation, promotes engagement, is effective at improving safety in the workplace, and achieves a high level of communication within the company.

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Moving Beyond Compliance Award

Criteria: Winner will demonstrate how it has addressed behavioral safety and human factors (i.e., worker’s physical and mental abilities, decisions, and actions) to achieve a strong culture of safety that exceeds minimum compliance requirements.

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Exceptional Progress Award

Criteria:The Exceptional Progress Award is for a workplace safety program that has overcome challenges through a described and documented proactive improvement strategy. Applicants will show how their organization demonstrates a commitment to safety and adapts programs to the unique demands of the company’s workforce and how successes and/or failures are measured to continually improve the program for the future.

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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 Culture Conference.
  • Applications must be submitted no later than July 19, 2019.

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 in early August 2019. Winners will be recognized in a ceremony at the EHS Daily Advisor’s Safety Culture 2019 Conference in Denver, CO, September 18-20, 2019.

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