Yes the award is free. No cost is associated with nomination and been shortlisted. The award is strictly base on merit.

Entries open                      July 7, 2020

Entries closes                    August 7, 2020

Finalists notified               September 2, 2020

Virtual Reception and Award   October, 11, 2020

The deadline is August 7, 2020 for all awards. 

Africa Safety Award for Excellence (AfriSAFE) is a leading global brand for the recognition and celebration of excellence in Health, Safety and Wellbeing on the continent of Africa.

The last AfriSAFE 2019; held at the Sheraton Hotel, Lagos Nigeria had 1,223 submitted valid entries from 12 African countries. The event brought together notable safety professionals, captain of industries, social media influencers and corporate organizations from 6 African countries in a single night event of glitz, glamour and professionalism, whilst reaching over a million stakeholders through various publicity channels before the event night.

This year, AfriSAFE AWARDS will be held on a Virtual Platform, considering the COVID19 pandemic, placing restrictions on large gatherings and in line with good Health and Safety practices we uphold.

Nomination are done via


Step 1: Visit and nominate your choice organization or individual for an award.  Fill the form correctly with all details required; you can also submit a video entry.

Step 2: Your nomination is vetted to ensure you meet the eligibility requirements and it undergoes a quick initial review. Your nominees will receive a nomination email if they are moving on to the next. They will be required to answer a brief assessment questions and submit required documents.

Step 3: Our judges review your assessment and document submitted, they may require to ask further questions via phone calls.

Step 4: If you are a finalist, you will be required to co-operate with the media team, on a variety of items, such as filming a video, interviewed and submitting photos of your work. There are tight deadlines for these, many of which are occurring between August and September, and you will be required to meet these deadlines. Your corporate communication team / department should be carried along early on this to alleviate any concerns.

Step 5: The finalist will be sent a secured access to attend the virtual reception which will be live on all social media platforms and broadcasted on DSTV. All nominees will receive their certificate for nomination and overall winners are announced and given a distinctive award plaque.

Winners will be publicly honored via various publicity channels across the region including press releases in leading national publication in the winner’s country

Yes, you can apply for any or all of the Safety Award if you meet the requirement

No. Sponsorship or support doesn’t guarantee an award. Sponsors have their benefits.

Please Note: Submitting multiple duplicate entries does not enhance your chances of winning