PUBLIC SAFETY AWARD
The EEA Public Safety Award recognises excellence in fostering public awareness and education about electricity safety and safety around electricity supply assets. The award is jointly sponsored by the Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment (MBIE) and the EEA. The award will be presented at the 2020 EEA Conference.
The award recognises initiatives to:
|Victoria Jameson and Shimon Moses, Unison, winner of the 2019 Public Safety award with their 'Be Aware Electricity Kills Programme'.|
- Excellence in electrical safety of the public.
- Raise awareness of electrical safety issues in the local community.
- Reduce accidents to the public which involve electricity supply industry assets.
- Improve public understanding or awareness of electrical safety issues around electricity supply industry assets.
- Encourage industry and the public to think about and participate in electrical safety initiatives.
- Publicise ideas, procedures and programmes which deliver a high standard of public awareness of electrical safety.
Entries may cover:
- The development of new or improved types of public safety promotion or information
- The introduction of new or improved safety education methods, practices or procedures
- New ways of encouraging a positive approach to electrical safety
- Any other new aspect or suggestion which conforms to the objectives set out above
The award consists of a trophy and a cash prize of $500NZD.
Judging is in accordance with the following criteria:
The judging panel will comprise the EEA President (or nominee), the Secretary of the Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment (or nominee) and an Employee Representative.
ENTRY PROCESS AND REQUIREMENTS
You will need to provide information to showcase your entry. This requires a little work but it is important we have this information to help our judging panel select the winner and to showcase the runner ups. The judging panel may contact you directly for more information.
The submission should provide a descriptive summary and give us the details and supporting information/data around the issue(s), key attribute(s), action(s) and factors you believe have contributed toward your successful safety outcome and demonstrating how the entry meets the judging criteria.
It should also include:
- Diagrams and explanatory text and any published reviews or critiques undertaken by independent parties.
- Supporting visual/multimedia material which could include up to 1-6 high quality colour images in jpg format, or clearly labelled photographs; and/or up to 25 seconds of mpg video file or automated PowerPoint presentation.
- Sign-off by a member of the organizations senior management team, or referee where appropriate.
Entries are now open for 2020. Full entry submissions close at 5pm Friday, 8 May and should be sent in PDF format with supporting material to firstname.lastname@example.org.
|TERMS AND CONDITIONS|
The entrant accepts and agrees to the following terms and conditions:
2019 Winner - Unison 'Be Aware Electricity Kills Programme'
2018 Winner - Not Awarded
2017 Winner - Marlborough Lines 'Wine Industry Safety Posters'
2016 Winner - The Public Safety award was not awarded in 2016
2015 Winner - Powerco Ltd 'Powerco's Public Safety Campaign'
2014 Winner - Vector Ltd 'Vector Refreshes its Safety in School Programme'
2013 Winner - MainPower NZ Ltd 'Re-designed SWER Line Insulator Extension Bracket'
2009 Winner - Orion NZ 'Physical Security Plan'
2012 Winner - Vector Ltd 'Promoting Safety Through Schools'
2011 Winner - Orion NZ 'Public Safety Management following a Magnitude 7.1 Earthquake & Subsequent Aftershocks'
2010 Winner - TOP Energy 'Close Approach Consents Process' Safety Campaign
2008 Winner - WEL Networks 'Look Out!' campaign
2007 Winner - Vector 'Vector's Public Safety Programme' education programme
2006 Winner - The Award was not presented in 2006
2005 Winner - Vector 'Stay Safe Around Electricity Education Programme'
2005 Merit Award - Unison 'Be Safe With Electricity'