|2019 Winner: PowerNet line mechanics with the pole grab (top) and a PowerNet team securing the pole for climbing.|
The EEA Workplace Safety Award is open to all ESI safety stakeholders including the generation, networks, field contracting, consulting and equipment supplier sectors of the electricity supply industry. The Award is to recognise excellence in health and safety including achievement or contribution to workplace safety by an organisation or individual. The award will be presented at the EEA Conference.
The Award consists of a trophy and a cash prize of $500 NZD
The judging panel will comprise of the EEA President (or nominee), the Chief Executive, WorkSafe (or nominee), and EEA's Safety Standards and Procedures Group (SSPG) Chair.
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:
Entries will open for 2021 in January. The awards were not held in 2020 due to the COVID-19 circumstances and the consequential cancellation of the EEA conference for 2020.
|TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF ENTRY|
The entrant accepts and agrees to the following terms and conditions:
2020 (No Awards presented due to COVID-19 and the subsequent cancellation of the EEA Conference)
2019 Winner - PowerNet 'Workplace Safety Innovation -The Pole Grab'
2019 Merit Award - WEL Networks 'WEL Educated - A New Approach to Safety Training'
2018 Winner - Mitton Electronet 'Virtual Reality for Site Induction Training'
2017 Winner - StayLive ' Alignment of WCP across the Generation Sector'
2016 Winner - Delta Utility Services 'Arc Flash Estimator Tool'
2015 Winner - Electrix Ltd 'Technical Distribution Guide'
2014 Winner - Unison Contracting Services 'Great Safety Performance Journey'
2013 Winner - Northpower 'Mobile Burns Unit'
2013 Merit - MainPower NZ Ltd '22kV Drop-out Fuse Extension Bracket'
2012 Winner - Northpower/Top Energy/Electrix/Transpower/EPMU 'Only You Have the Power to Change'
2012 Merit Award - Transpower 'Developing a Safety Culture'
2011 Winner - Top Energy 'Safety First' - Driving the Safety Culture Change
2011 Merit Awards - Unison Contracting 'Safe Working Near Electricity Education Session' Electrix Ltd
2010 Winner - Northpower 'Team Briefing Whiteboard'
2009 Winner - Siemens NZ Ltd 'Securing A Ladder in Storm Conditions'
2008 Winner - Connetics 'Responding to the Equipotential Zone Challenge'
2007 Winner - Transpower 'Transpower's Journey - Safety Culture to Safety Performance'
2006 Winner - Northpower 'Driving Safety Through Coaching - Northpower's Trade Coaches'
2005 Joint Winners:
In judging the 2005 submissions, the judging panel's comments were that all of the entries were of a very high quality and represented a serious and committed approach to excellence in safety management in our workplaces and in the wider public arena
2005 Merit Award - Connetics 'A Visual Communication Toolbox'