In recognition of innovation, dedication and best practices, we are now accepting nominations for the ninth annual Excellence in Safety Award. Recognizing the outstanding achievements of safety professionals each year, the Excellence in Safety Award honors those who educate, support, and take action to improve safety on and off the work site.
Since its inception, the Excellence in Safety Award has recognized and honored safety professionals and leaders who have contributed significantly to the development of successful safety programs and education across the heavy-duty industries.
Past recipients of the Excellence in Safety Award include:
- Fernando Figueroa, President and co-founder of Curv Compliance
- Michael Posz, Director of Safety at Fraley & Schilling
- David Biderman, Executive Director and CEO of SWANA (Solid Waste Association of North America)
- George Van Hemert, Health & Safety Supervisor at Environmental Resources Division at the City of Oxnard
To nominate someone for the 2020 Excellence in Safety Award, fill out our Nomination Application. Applications will be accepted until March 31, 2021.
About the Excellence in Safety Award
As a leader in safety, we established the Excellence in Safety Award to honor safety professionals for their initiative and commitment to the advancement of safety within their community, business or industry. The Excellence in Safety Award honors those with exceptional proofs of innovation, leadership, vision, and best practices in safety within the heavy-duty industries.
Initiative: The nominee demonstrates leadership, initiates open discussions, introduces programs, and gives voice to safety concerns within the industry, community, or business.
Involvement: The nominee takes an active role in industry associations, community safety programs, and business or legislative policy changes to advance safety.
Innovative: The nominee is creative and imaginative; introduces new ideas and suggestions to move safety into the forefront of the community, legislature, business, or industry they serve.
This award intends to recognize an individual that demonstrates excellence in advancing best safety practices throughout the community, business, or industry by continuously going above and beyond to integrate, innovate, and educate others to inspire change and improve safety.
The top three nominees and the winner of the 2020 Excellence in Safety Award will be announced in 2021.
The deadline to nominate a candidate is April 16, 2021.