2013 Work Health & Safety Awards Now Open for Nominations

Canberra, Australia – ( April 10, 2013

2013 Work Health & Safety Awards Now Open for Nominations

2013 Work Health & Safety Awards Now Open for Nominations

In order to help Australian organizations achieve their workplace safety, compensation and rehabilitation objectives, Comcare hosts a number of events specifically aimed to help educate, enhance and challenge them.

One such event on the calendar is the Comcare Work Health and Safety Awards.

Nominations for this award in 2013 are now officially open for relevant industry providers in fields such as rehabilitation and return to work.

The two day event will be held from 18–19 September 2013 at the National Convention Centre, Canberra.

This conference will have an anticipated attendance of over 500 delegates from related industries across Australia.

The 2013 conference theme is Better design for prevention, smarter support for recovery.

Better prevention – organisation design, culture and productivity
Smarter recovery – sustainability, innovation and worker wellbeing
The 2013 awards categories are:

Category one: Workplace Health and Wellbeing Initiative

Category two: Workplace Health and Safety Management System

Category three: Solution to an Identified Workplace Health and Safety Hazard

Category four: Individual Contribution to Health and Safety

a) An individual
b) An individual with responsibility for WHS as part of their duties

Category five: Health and Safety Representative of the Year

Category six: Rehabilitation and Return to Work Management

Category seven: Individual Contribution to Rehabilitation and Return to Work

Category eight: Claims Manager of the Year

Comcare CEO, Paul O’Connor said he was delighted that the awards now include industry providers who also play an important role in getting injured workers back to work.

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