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Nominations open for 2013 Comcare Work Health and Safety Awards

Media release

 - 15 Mar 2013

Nominations are open for the 2013 Comcare Work Health and Safety Awards.

This year the awards program welcomes nominations from relevant industry providers in fields such as rehabilitation and return to work.

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.

“I encourage as many nominations as possible for these awards which recognise excellence in workplace health and safety, rehabilitation and return to work achieved by individuals and organisations covered by the Comcare scheme.

“The awards highlight these contributions and how important they are in keeping employees safe, both physically and mentally at work,” Mr O’Connor said.

The awards will be presented at a dinner at Parliament House in Canberra on Wednesday 18 September 2013 as part of the Comcare National Conference.

Further details on the awards can be found on the Comcare events page.

Media contact:
Russ Street
0478 305 675

Page last updated: 04 Nov 2013