Health and Safety Awards

Health and safety awards


The Health and Safety Excellence Awards are an initiative of the ASI National Safety Committee to recognise steel industry companies, constructors, logistics providers and individuals for high achievements in health and safety, innovation in equipment and process improvements. 

(Above) Can Stock / Garsya.

All ASI members, regardless of size of business, are encouraged to enter the Awards, which are presented annually.

Eight award categories

The Health & Safety Excellence Awards are conducted by the ASI annually. Please apply online and download the Award Category Template to assist you with your entry. It's easy!

Site Award – Supply Chain (Manufacturing / DC / Fab Shop / Retail Site)

Criteria:

  • What are the key initiatives the site has implemented to improve the health and safety of its employees, contractors and visitors?
  • How does the site involve and engage all personnel to gain their commitment?
  • How does the site foster a culture of continuous improvement?
  • How are these activities and initiatives applicable across the steel supply chain?
  • What has been the demonstrated improvement in health and safety?

(Provide claims data, injury / incident rates and other relevant leading and lagging indicator data – maximum 24-month period)

Site Award – Construction

Criteria:

To qualify for this category, please nominate steel intensive material usage (decking, structural framing, roofing, cladding and facades) 

  • What are the key initiatives the site has implemented to improve the health and safety of its employees, contractors and visitors?
    • Contractor Management
    • Influence of design
    • Steel Delivery
    • Steel Erection
    • Temporary Works
  • How does the site involve and engage all personnel to gain their commitment?
  • How does the site foster a culture of continuous improvement?
  • How are these activities and initiatives applicable across the construction sector?
  • Provide claims data, injury / incident rates and other relevant leading and lagging indicator data relevant to the project.

Safety Improvement Initiative Award

Criteria:

  • What was the health and safety issue and the solution implemented to address the issue?
  • What risk management processes were used to identify the issue and develop the solution?
  • How did the initiative involve others and gain their commitment?
  • What has been the demonstrated improvement in health and safety? (Provide claims, injury / incident data and other relevant evidence)
  • How effective was the solution in eliminating / reducing risk and is it a long-term improvement?
  • How is the initiative applicable across the steel supply chain?

Individual Safety Leader – Non-Practitioner Award

Criteria:

To qualify for this award, the individual is not employed in a role as Safety Practitioner.

  • What were the individual’s key health and safety contributions and achievements over the last 12 months?
  • What were the successful outcomes of their contribution and how were these measured?
  • How did they demonstrate leadership and commitment in implementing their contributions?
  • In what way was the individual’s approach and contribution innovative in achieving improved health and safety performance?
  • How was the individual’s impact above and beyond that expected of their role or position?
  • How has the company supported the individual’s contributions?

Steel Transport Driver of the Year

Criteria:

To qualify for this award, the individual is to be nominated by the Carrier with the endorsement and recommendation from two site managers they regularly service.

  • Drivers performance to legislated standards over the last 12 months?
    • Speed
    • Fatigue
    • Mass and dimension
    • Load restraint
    • Maintenance
  • Leadership in driver professionalism
    • Presentation and interactions on site
    • Adherence to site specific PPE standards
    • Professionalism on site
    • Communication
    • Mentoring / assisting other drivers

Steel Transport Supplier of the Year – Small to Medium

Criteria:

To qualify for this award, the Transport Supplier must have been a signatory to the ASI-LSC over the preceding 12-month period.

  • Has the company’s performance to legislated standards improved over the last 12 months?
  • What has been done to improve safety outcomes for the employees?
  • What has been implemented to improve the safety outcomes of subcontractors?
  • How does the company contribute to the social welfare of the greater community?
  • How has the company contributed to better safety outcomes within its customer base?
  • Do you measure injury and lost time statistics? If so please provide.

Steel Transport Supplier of the Year – Large

Criteria:

To qualify for this award, the Transport Supplier must have been a signatory to the ASI-LSC over the preceding 12-month period.

  • Has the company’s performance to legislated standards improved over the last 12 months?
  • What has been done to improve safety outcomes for the employees?
  • What has been implemented to improve the safety outcomes of subcontractors?
  • How does the company contribute to the social welfare of the greater community?
  • How has the company contributed to better safety outcomes within its customer base?
  • Provide key leading and lagging indicators 
    • LTIFR – quarterly for previous 24-months (provide your formula / criteria)
    • MTIFR – quarterly for previous 24-months (provide your formula / criteria)

Large Transport Supplier of the year only:
Submission forms must be accompanied by a maximum 2 minute video that addresses the criteria.
(Videos longer than 2 minutes will not be accepted)  
Category Winner video only will be shown at the Awards Gala event.

All other Nominations
Submission form addressing criteria must be submitted. Additional video (max 2 minutes) and photo content supporting the nomination are welcomed and encouraged.

 

Award Entry Requirements

  • Site, factory, department or individual employee of an ASI member company
  • Demonstrates a strong commitment to improving health and safety in the steel industry value chain
  • Permission must be gained by the appropriate supervising officer prior to the submission of an entry.

Entries for the 2018 Health and Safety Excellence Awards are now open.

Contact the ASI National Manager – Health and Safety at safety@steel.org.au or 02 8748 0180 with any queries about the awards.

 

2017 Health & Safety Award winners

Site/Department Award winner – GAM Steel, Derrimut, Victoria

Improvement Initiative Award winner – Overhead Crane Magnet Headlight Team, Liberty OneSteel Metalcentre, National

Individual Award winner Nik Westbury, Logistics Supervisor, Liberty OneSteel Rod & Bar, Laverton, Victoria

Individual Practitioner Award winner Paul Burnell, National Safety Manager, Liberty OneSteel Metalcentre

Exemplary Site Award winner 2015 – Operation Melonhead (John Holland)