Organisers of the inaugural Hunter Safety Awards are encouraging local organisations to use National Safe Work Month as a prompt to reflect on work, health and safety (WHS) in their workplace and nominate for the Hunter Safety Awards.  The Awards aim to recognise and reward those local workplaces that are striving to build innovative WHS cultures.  Hunter Safety Awards founder Sarah-Jane Dunford said that there are businesses that are embracing WHS as a core element of their workplace strategy and operation
23rd October 2015
Thank you to Hunter Headline for the below article, which appeared on their website on 19 October 2015. Organisers of the inaugural Hunter Safety Awards are encouraging local organisations to use National Safe Work Month as a prompt to reflect on...
19th October 2015
The deadline for award submissions is next month, so it is important that you download the criteria now and start working on your application! The entry process is very straightforward, so we encourage all Hunter-based businesses to consider the...
2nd September 2015
Every month the (free!) Coalface magazine does a great job of reporting on what’s happening within the mining sector from both an industry and a community perspective. We were thrilled to have Hunter Safety Awards organiser, Sarah-Jane Dunford,...
The benefit to your business when you enter awards
1st August 2015
The deadline for the Hunter Safety Awards application is a only few months away, so we thought it would be a good idea to remind you the benefits you can receive from entering business awards. Taking Stock We have noticed that many businesses are...
http://www.huntersafetyawards.com.au/blog/blackwoods-support-workplace-safety-in-the-hunter-business-community
1st July 2015
Blackwoods have demonstrated their commitment to both workplace safety and the Hunter community by committing to the region as the Major Sponsor for the Hunter Safety Awards. Branch Manager Singleton, David Biddles, said that Blackwoods are a...
Hunter Headline | Hunter Safety Awards To Highlight Local Achievements
23rd March 2015
With thanks to Hunter Headline (one of our media partners) for their article today about the Hunter Safety Awards. Hunter Safety Awards To Highlight Local Achievements Posted on HUNTER HEADLINE | March 23, 2015 Hunter-based businesswoman Sarah-Jane...
Hunter Safety Awards partner with PBF Australia
22nd March 2015
Do you know that between 2006 and 2012 in NSW alone there were, on average, 117 spinal injuries each year.  And in Australia, someone suffers a spinal cord injury every day. In 2012 84.9 per cent of spinal injuries in NSW were traumatic, and 44 per...
Newcastle Herald | Helping to minimise risk
17th March 2015
With thanks to Newcastle Herald (one of our media partners) and journalist Penelope Green for their article today about the Hunter Safety Awards. Helping to minimise risk By PENELOPE GREEN | March 17, 2015 SAFETY crusader Sarah-Jane Dunford hopes...
16th March 2015
The Hunter Coal Festival is underway at full steam in Singleton, and there’s a strong focus on WHS, particularly with last weeks Hunter Mining Show. Last Thursday Brant Webb, a survivor of the Beaconsfield Mine tragedy spoke about mental health and...
Hunter Safety Awards website
15th March 2015
We are thrilled to launch our website, to provide businesses and individuals with all the information they need to enter the inaugural Hunter Safety Awards. You can request the award criteria, view our current sponsors (a list that is growing by the...

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