Woman Of The Year Award
This category is designed to recognise a female health and safety professional who made a significant contribution to the implementation or enhancement of health, safety or wellbeing standards within either their own or a client organisation or a woman working within the health and safety sector who has made a significant contribution to their organisation.
The individual must work within an organisation that is within the health and safety sector OR they must have made a significant contribution to the introduction and promotion of standards within the health, safety or wellbeing since 1 January 2021. Any person accomplishments prior to this date are not relevant and will not be eligible for entry.
Key tips for your entry
1. Keep information simple
Please keep your sentences short and easy to understand. Not all of the judges are technical experts so please don’t assume they will know acronyms or technical lingo. Simply submit your text in language that is clear, precise and simplistically highlights the merits for its submission.
2. Adhere to time period. We will disqualify any entry that nominates an individual who has not made a direct impact on your business or partner organisation, in relation to health, safety or wellbeing, post 1 January 2021.
3. You do not have to be an exhibitor of the Fire Safety Event, Health and Safety Event or any other exhibition organized by Western Business Media to be eligible to enter the awards. No person working for Western Business Media or the BSIF are eligible for entry.
4. Provide detail about the performance of the individual The judges need to know details on how the individual has made a positive impact within an organisation or partner organisation. Please provide verifiable evidence that their contribution has directly resulted in significant improvements to either the health, safety or wellbeing of persons or premises or championing health, safety and wellbeing as a sector.
5. Legal proceedings
If the individual or your company has been subject to any prosecution in relation to health and safety law since 1 January 2021, or has been subject to any enforcement notices, then your entry will automatically be disqualified.
The following entry questions are to be used for the campaign of the year category below:
Nominee Job Title
Nominee Job Description (max 50 words)
In no more than 250 words, please describe how the nominated person effectively manages health, safety and wellbeing or has gone above and beyond in their role to promote health, safety or wellbeing.
In no more than 250 words, please give details of any innovations in business process, standards or implementation of equipment that have been implemented by the person since 1 January 2021 and list the benefits derived from them.
In no more than 250 words, please describe how the person has demonstrated leadership/participation in wider health, safety and wellbeing processes over a sustained period of time.
In no more than 250 words, please outline what sets this individual apart from her peers in the health and safety sector
In no more than 50 words, please write a profile of the individual and why they are deserving of the nomination. This will be used for the judging panel as well as for publicity purposes on the Awards night.