The National Irish Safety Organisation (NISO) in association with The CPL Institute have launched the Safety Representative of the Year Award for 2021.
The Safety Representative of the Year winner will be presented with a Certificate and a €600 cheque sponsored by The CPL Institute at the NISO Annual Awards Presentation Dinner on 4th November 2021 in the Great Southern Killarney, Town Centre, Killarney, Co. Kerry [subject to Government guidance].
The judges will be interested in details of specific contributions a Safety Representative has made which resulted in positive advances in workplace health and safety. Such contributions might include cases where a Safety Representative has:
• Identified a situation which might have resulted in injury
or ill health and which has been remedied
• Found a solution to a specific workplace problem, for
example, a manual handling or a transport problem
• Helped to rectify an ergonomic problem, for example,
given advice for the best conditions for VDU/DSE
• Identified health and safety training needs or made a
major contribution to health and safety training
• Raised the level of health and safety awareness in the
• Organised initiatives to promote employee wellbeing,
health promotion, etc.
You are invited to nominate a safety representative or indeed nominate yourself for the Award. Judges are interested in details of specific contributions a Safety Representative has made which has resulted in positive advances in workplace health and safety. You will be guided by the questions asked on the nomination form but you may add additional information as you see fit.
How to Enter
To nominate someone or to enter directly, please complete the entry form which must be signed by a manager and returned to:
NISO Safety Representative Competition
National Irish Safety Organisation
A11 Calmount Park
Please download the form here. Completed entry forms must be returned to NISO not later than Friday, 1 October 2021.
The competition will be judged by a panel of experts in health and safety, including a representative from NISO and The CPL Institute.
The prize will be presented to the overall winner at the NISO Annual Awards Presentation Dinner on 4 November 2021 in the Great Southern Killarney, Town Centre, Killarney, Co. Kerry [subject to Government guidance].
The closing date for entries is Friday, 1 October 2021. The nomination form can be downloaded here.