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Category 3: Excellence in work health and safety culture

This award recognises demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement of work health and safety outcomes through the creation and continuation of an outstanding safety culture.

There are two awards in this category:

  • small business (less than 20 employees or full time equivalent
  • large business (20 or more employees or full time equivalent).

Winner Large Business

Mondelez Australia Pty Limited

Mondelez Australia Pty Limited improved the safety culture at its Claremont operations by investing in its health and safety champions and representatives, developing safety communication programs, and empowering workers to drive safety improvements.

Winner Small Business

Harvest Farms

Harvest Farms created a safety culture that is inclusive for its seasonal workers. As English is a second language for many workers, the company created a visual safety manual and engaged a part-time English language teacher to help students with their language and safety skills. The workers’ skills and confidence in both areas has grown significantly.

Finalists

Bell Bay Aluminium

Bell Bay Aluminium created an inclusive and supportive culture where everyone is empowered and encouraged to learn from mistakes or where they could do things better or safer, and to improve their safety culture through leader and peer coaching

Harvest Farms

Harvest Farms created a safety culture that is inclusive for its seasonal workers. As English is a second language for many workers, the company created a visual safety manual and engaged a part-time English language teacher to help students with their language and safety skills. The workers’ skills and confidence in both areas has grown significantly

Launceston City Council

Launceston City Council made safety one of its values as part of its 2019 restructure. It has built a constructive safety culture with a focus on a personal approach to engaging with safety, rather than a reliance on roles and procedures

Mondelez Australia Pty Limited

Mondelez Australia Pty Limited improved the safety culture at its Claremont operations by investing in its health and safety champions and representatives, developing safety communication programs, and empowering workers to drive safety improvements.

Sustainable Timber Tasmania

Sustainable Timber Tasmania’s safety strategy focusses on safety culture and leadership, creating an environment where all workers and contractors feel safe at work and are confident to speak up if they don’t.

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Updated: 2nd October 2021