Workplace Safety Awards
The annual Governor’s Workplace Safety Awards (GWSA) provides recognition for companies based on best practices for eliminating workplace injuries and illnesses, and salutes those who have made safety and health a top priority. While that award focuses on the organization as a whole, the Everyday Safety Hero Award looks to highlight individuals making a significant impact in safety and health within the organization.
The awards ceremony takes place at the Indiana Safety and Health Conference & Expo.
Please read below for more details about each award and to download applications.
Application deadline is Friday, January 15, 2021.
2020 Governor’s Workplace Safety Awards: Application available November 1, 2020 – January 15, 2021.
The Governor’s Workplace Safety Awards recognize workplaces that have made employee safety and health a deep-rooted component of their culture. The award provides acknowledgement to companies based on outreach, education, innovations and partnerships. If this feels like something your company represents, then click above to download the application and mail it to the address below!
2020 Everyday Safety Hero Award: Application available November 1, 2020 – January 15, 2021
Is there someone in your organization that you or your team view as champion of workplace safety and health excellence? The Everyday Safety Hero Award was designed to shine a light on exactly that person! The nominee is not required to be a safety and health professional, but rather any individual contributing, participating and impacting workplace safety and health on the front lines. If you would like to nominate an everyday hero from your organization click the link above to fill out the application electronically or you may mail it to the address below!
Attention: Kristi Cruse
Indiana Chamber of Commerce
2019 Governor’s Workplace Safety Awards
115 West Washington Street, Suite 850S
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
Questions? Contact Kristi at [email protected] or (317) 264-7505.
The Governor’s Workplace Safety Awards are open to all organizations, regardless of size or number of workers affected. All Hoosier businesses, unions, municipalities, schools, service organizations, nonprofit organizations or individuals are eligible to apply for the awards. To qualify, a company must be deemed to be free of compliance disputes concerning all applicable local, state and federal statutes and regulations.