SAFE Work Awards submission criteria

SAFE Work Awards submission criteria

SAFE Work Awards applicants are required to complete an online nomination form that outlines how the nominee has fulfilled the requirements of the nomination category. (Visit the SAFE Work Awards page for the awards descriptions and nomination forms.) Judges base their decision on the nomination form, as well as the following compliance criteria.

As applicable, nominees must:

  • not have had a workplace fatality in the past 36 months
  • not have been charged under The Workplace Safety and Health Act in the last 36 months
  • not be subject to an administrative penalty or prosecution under The Workplace Safety and Health Act
  • be in compliance with any outstanding order, as determined by the Workplace Safety and Health Branch (WSHB), and not have a history of compliance concerns, as determined by WSHB
  • be in good standing with the Workers Compensation Board if an account exists, which means:
  • the account is paid in full (e.g., can obtain a WCB clearance)
  • the firm has not been convicted of fraud against the WCB, a violation of the Act, claims suppression, discriminatory action or breach of return to work obligations in the last 36 months
  • the firm has not been issued an administrative penalty for claims suppression, discriminatory action or failure to comply with return to work obligations in the last 24 months
  • the firm is not under an active investigation for a violation under The Workers Compensation Act for claims suppression, discriminatory action or breach of return to work obligations, as determined by WCB Compliance
  • there are no outstanding remedial actions imposed on the firm to ensure compliance with preventing claims suppression, discriminatory action or return to work obligations, as determined by WCB Compliance
  • not engage in conduct considered by SAFE Work Manitoba to be inconsistent with participation in this awards program.

Questions about the SAFE Work Awards? Visit the awards page or email information@safeworkmanitoba.ca

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