1. Is the award free?

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

2. What is the timeline for the entire process?

Entries open: 26, May 2021

Entries closes: 28, June 2021

1st shortlisted  entries notified: July 22-28, 2021

AfriSAFE Shortlisted Nominees / Awardees notified / Press interviews for an exclusive in the award edition: August 10 – 25, 2021

Gala dinner- winners are announced and celebrated at an hybrid event (Virtual and Physical): Friday, November, 12th, 2021 at Lagos Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos Nigeria.

3. When is the deadline to apply?

The deadline is 28, July, 2021 for all awards. 

4. What’s the award about?

AfriSAFE is an Annual Award project that is committed to celebrating the best of Health, Safety, Security and Wellbeing professionals and their achievements in keeping our facilities and lives safe.

Covering all specialties of Health, Safety and Wellbeing practice, AfriSAFE aims to be the biggest unifying industry catalyst in Africa, recognizing exceptional professionalism, rewarding

excellence and raising awareness on prevention of hazards.. The award boasts 19 categories which include both individual and corporate categories ranging from hospitality to mining and manufacturing etc.

Companies are judged on a wide range of occupational health and safety elements, including employee training, OHS management systems, incident investigation, emergency preparedness and innovative health and safety initiatives. 

5. What is the complete process?

Step 1: Nominate your company or any individual for an award. There are 8 award categories for the organization and 10 for individual. Recognition Award might also be given to entries highly recommended by the judges.

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 asking further questions via phone calls. For some of the organizations award categories, we mightbe required to visit your site. Not all award categories have this requirement. The judges then determine the finalist.

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 workplace. There are tight deadlines for these, many of which are occurring between July and August, 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 attend an hybrid (Virtual and Physical) award gala celebration in November in Lagos, Nigeria to receive their certificate for nomination and overall winners are announced and given a distinctive award plaque. While some nominee receives other special gift package from cash price to causes coupon etc.

6. Can I apply for multiple awards?

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

8. Does sponsorship guarantee my organization of an award?

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

9. will my nomination information be publicly available?

No. Your nomination information is confidential. The only people who will see it is the AfriSAFE organizing committee and the judges

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