Congratulations to the winners and finalists of the 2021 Comcare National Work Health and Safety Awards.

The Awards recognise and reward excellence in workplace health and safety, recovery at and return to work achieved by employers and individuals operating across the Comcare scheme.

Each of the winners and finalists highlight outstanding success in 'Creating a safer workplace together' and demonstrate the opportunity that exists to make significant impacts in enabling safe and healthy work.

The Comcare National Work Health and Safety Awards Program provides a summary of each nomination.

Category One - Prevention Award

WINNER

Advanced Ordnance Technologies
Defence Science and Technology Group, Department of Defence

WINNER

COVID-19 – ATO's response to ensuring a safer workplace
Australian Taxation Office

COMMENDATION

Empowering our people to prevent harm during COVID-19
Department of Education, Skills and Employment

COMMENDATION

SCAN4SAFETY Situational Awareness Tool
ABC

FINALIST

Amphibious Combat and Sealift Systems Program Office (ACSSPO)
Department of Defence

FINALIST

Virtual Workstation Assessments
Department of Health


Category Two - Early Intervention Award

WINNER

SuperYou
Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation

HIGH COMMENDATION

Early Intervention – Injury Management
Australia Post

HIGH COMMENDATION

CheckInToday
Rehab Management


Category Three - Recovery at and Return to Work Award

WINNER

Early Matched Care at Australia Post (EMCAP)
Australia Post

FINALIST

Nadja Popadic
Hearing Australia

FINALIST

ACTG and EML claims model
EML


Category Four - Individual Contribution Award

WINNER

Angus Becsi
Australia Post

HIGH COMMENDATION

May Webster
APM WorkCare

FINALIST

Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Deacon
Department of Defence


Awards Presentation 

Thank you to everyone who joined us at our virtual ceremony on Tuesday 18 May to celebrate the winners and finalists. A recording of the Awards ceremony is now available. Transcript of video.

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