Award winners lead the way in safety

Friday, 02 November, 2007

Pilbara Constructions, Port of Broome, Monear and Sundowner Technologies, and Bill Towie from the Forest Products Commission are the four winners of the prestigious 2007 Work Safety Awards Western Australia and will now be entered into the national Safe Work Australia Awards.

WorkSafe WA Commissioner Nina Lyhne said that the four winners were examples of the many excellent workplace innovations and occupational safety and health systems being developed in WA.

“They recognise outstanding occupational safety and health management, solutions and innovation in WA workplaces that reduce the risk of work-related injury and disease,” Lyhne said.

The award for best workplace safety and health management system was won by Pilbara Constructions.

The award for best public sector leadership for injury prevention and management was won by the Port of Broome.

The award for best solution to an identified workplace safety and health issue was won by Monear Pty Ltd and Sundowner Technologies.

The award for best individual contribution to safety and health was won by Mr Bill Towie from the Forest Products Commission.

Winners of the national Safe Work Australia Awards will be announced early in 2008.

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