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This award is a sensitive one, so kindly ensure you have carefully read the criteria before making a nomination.

The judge review on AfriSAFE 2019 nomination process and their expectation

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Among other things, the judges are more concern on how nominees have impacted the society at large while keeping their workplace safe.

AfriSAFE Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes individuals across Africa, who have devoted a significant part of their working life to advancing the cause of health and safety in Africa, and whose specific achievements have clearly benefited many people regionally or nationally.

Candidates must have had an evidential impact in the industry that resulted in the improvement of Health & Safety.

Who is eligible for this award?

Top safety professionals / practitioners or top management including academia with over 17 years of work experience can be nominated.

Please Note: Lifetime Achievement Award is not applicable for individuals early in their careers.

AfriSAFE Young Innovator Award recognizes young individuals that have created innovative inventions or projects to address any health, safety and environment challenges in their environment.

Their submissions must be original and not be alterations to patents held by others.

The Winner gets a cash price to support his / her innovation.

Who is eligible for this award?

Any young person or collaborative effort from across Africa by young persons of not more than 23 years of Age.

AfriSAFE Torch Bearers Award recognizes individuals (under 40) who are dedicated to continuous improvement in safety or have raised awareness through various health and safety initiatives thereby impacting their world of contact.

Who is eligible for this award?

Any individual under 40 years who has been at the forefront of promoting safety awareness via various means e.g community engagement, social media etc.

The activities must have been between April 2020 till date.

AfriSAFE Professional of the Year recognizes person(s) with formal responsibility for HSSE (Health, Safety, Security and Environment); whose enthusiasm, knowledge and drive over the last 12 months has made substantial contribution to workplace health, safety, wellbeing and security

Who is eligible for this award?

Nominees for this category must be an HSSE professional working in an establishment.

AfriSAFE CEO Award recognizes top executive (Managing Director, President, Chairperson or Director General) who has made a vital contribution to the health and safety of their business and to the larger society.

Who is eligible for this award?

Nominee must have displayed verifiable commitment to the health, safety and wellbeing of staff and subordinates. This is in recognition of the pivotal place leadership commitment plays in the achievement of organizational HSE goals.

AfriSAFE Icon of The Year recognizes a Government leader that has over the last one year push the safety agenda across their agencies and has demonstrated outstanding commitment and impact to health, safety, security and environment in the larger community.

AfriSAFE Guardian Angel recognizes an HR manager or Director who has constantly shown extraordinary support to the HSSE unit / department and defended the safety agenda in their workplace.

Who is eligible for this award?

Any Top management team, HR director or Manager who have distinguished themselves in pushing for safety excellence and support in their workplace.

AfriSAFE Legend Award recognizes African descent who had distinguished themselves and committed to the protection of people, property, resources, and the workplace/environment. It could be a business man, Head of Government Ministry, Agency or Parastatal or a celebrity who has made remarkable difference through unique initiatives in promoting health, safety and wellbeing.

AfriSAFE Health & Safety Team of the Year recognizes HSSE teams that are making a significant difference in their workplace. The submission should demonstrate how the activities and initiatives implemented by the team since May 2019 have helped to improve the health, safety, security or wellbeing standards and performance within either their own or a client organization. Any accomplishments achieved prior to this date will not be eligible for entry.

AfriSAFE Excellence in Fire and Life Safety Award recognizes individuals who have dedicated themselves to saving lives and properties through the development of codes, fire-prevention practices and leadership techniques.

Who is eligible for this award?

The nominee must be working for a local / municipal fire department or in an organization. Develop educational programs and materials in a consistent and creative way for their world of contact. Demonstrate excellence and innovation in reaching out to the local / larger community.

AfriSAFE Maritime Shipping Company of the Year recognizes companies in the maritime sector – including ship operators and owners, technology providersetc– whose commitment to safety and excellent working practices sets them apart from industry rivals. Areas of assessment include: staff investment, employee support programs and wellbeing initiatives, adherence to regulations, evidence of an excellent safety record and examples of best practice or industry-leading safety programs.

AfriSAFE Mining Company of the Year recognizes companies in the mining Sector– whose commitment to safety and excellent working practices sets them apart from industry rivals. Areas of assessment include: staff investment, employee support programs and wellbeing initiatives, adherence to regulations, evidence of an excellent safety record and examples of best practice or industry-leading safety programs.

AfriSAFE Best Health & Safety in Construction recognizes a construction project, which has an exemplary health and safety record. Entrants must explain how the project ensured the health, safety and wellbeing of anyone who had access to or worked on the construction site.

The project must have been completed no earlier than 1 January 2018.

AfriSAFE Best Health & Safety in Manufacturing recognizes manufacturing premises, which can demonstrate either an exemplary health and safety record or how it has taken significant steps to improve health and safety standards. Entrants must explain how they have ensured the health, safety and wellbeing of anyone who had access to or worked at the premises.

AfriSAFE Commendation Award recognizes topmost Professional bodies that advocated safety awareness through knowledge sharing, webinars, collaborations, interventions etc, within the past one year and whose influence has further helped to developed the safety profession.

AfriSAFE Campaign of the Year Award recognizes the organization that has run the most effective public campaign on Health and Safety Awareness.

The campaign must have been between April 2020 till date.

AfriSAFE Merit Award recognizes employers that have implemented novel ideas and strategies in the workplaces to ensure the safety and health of staff and their host communities.

Who is eligible for this award?

This is open to all organizations, whether corporate, government or not for profit. This should be evidence based. Entries are welcome from all over Africa.

AfriSAFE CSR Of The Year Award recognizes an organization whose corporate social responsibility had the greatest impact in promoting health, safety and wellbeing.

The CSR activities must have been between April 2020 till date.

AfriSAFE Recognition Award recognitions may be awarded to entries that are of particular merits in the areas of Health, Safety, Security, Fire, Environment or Well-being; but do not comfortably sit in any of the existing categories and have made an evidential impact.