Africa Safety Award For Excellence (AfriSAFE) – now in its 5th year is an annual project raising awareness, and fostering useful collaborations in all areas of HSSE, while also celebrating and showcasing the efforts and achievements of organizations, individuals and groups that go above and beyond to maintain a safe and healthy workplace for the benefit of mankind and the environment.

AfriSAFE 2023 presents Africa Safety Congress in collaboration with BlackGold Energy Authorities – This event will bring together stakeholders from across Africa to discuss and develop innovative strategies on how to collaborate for effectiveness and improve QHSE practices in the workplace and environment.

Why are we doing this?

According to the International Labor Organization (ILO), over 6000 deaths recorded every single day due to work-related accidents or diseases worldwide, with around 340 million occupational accidents annually.

Our mission is to further raise awareness, act as a catalyst for positive normative change, motivate, straighten collaboration & connection, create synergy and a platform for knowledge sharing and ideas to improve the safety and health culture in Africa and bring positive solutions for a healthier work environment through the cultivation and recognition of best safety, health and environmental practices and the exchange of ideas. AfriSAFE is organized by HSENations. a recognized business with interests in the field of health, safety, environment, security and marketing communication / media / events consultancy.

HSENations owns one of the leading independent HSSE news blog in Africa –


'The AfriSAFE is a wonderful event. This is my first time coming here; I am impressed not just by the organization and attendance but by attendance by other countries which shows it’s an internationally recognized event'
Captain Musa Nuhu
Director General, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA)
"The award is impressive and an encouragement for organizations to do better, pay attention to the people, environment and process, as well as ensure things are done positively to enhance human survival"
Kola Adesina
Managing Director, Sahara Group
“I am absolutely delighted that IOSH, the world’s largest chartered health and safety membership organisation is once again supporting AfriSAFE. As a supporter for many years, we recognise AfriSAFE as a wonderful occasion that showcases the contribution made by OSH professionals in shaping a better and more sustainable world of work right across the continent"
Vanessa Harwood-Whitcher
Chief Executive, IOSH – Institution of Occupational Safety and Health
“There are awards and there are awards. I’m impressed about AfriSAFE. They mean business. We need awards like this; that take the minds of young people towards becoming more ambitious to be persons of character.”
Prince Julius Adelusi-Adeluyi
Chairman, MTN Foundation