WHS Training & Information Award

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The WHS Training & Information Award acknowledges and recognises outstanding achievements in development and delivery of work health and safety (WHS) training programs or information projects or campaigns that have been effective in creating or promoting safety healthier work. This could be through medium and channels not limited to workshops, seminars, online applications, or other WHS materials. 

The provision of adequate training and information by employers are specific key elements of both the common law duty and statutory WHS legislation duty to ensure health and safety for workers.   

The provision of training and information is critical to workers understanding of the work, workplace, hazards and risks, and safety and health requirements. Without adequate training and information workers cannot effectively participate in the performance or work for optimum productivity, safety and health outcomes.   


The selection criteria for this award include the following:  

  1. The nature and features of the WHS Training & Information program, project or campaign and its relevance or usefulness to improving WHS. 
  2. Attributes of the design, development, implementation, monitoring, review and improvement of the program, project or campaign.  
  3. The benefit or improvement in WHS that the initiative addresses or achieves, including potential benefits or broader industry or general application.   


Entry to this award is open to all individuals, businesses and undertakings that operate in Western Australia, including the corporate, government, not-for-profit and community sectors.  

Individuals and business entities being nominated for this award must provide written permission for the nomination and for its use in WHS Foundation promotional materials.   


Submissions must include a clear written summary addressing the selection criteria below. (Up to 500 words in MS Word or PDF). However, to compliment the written submission, applicants are encouraged to also submit a short video (max 3 minutes) and additional supporting material including: documents, photographs, video / audio, web links or other relevant information with their submission     


A judging panel comprising 3 to 5 judges will qualitatively assess applications against the criteria above and select a short list of award finalists. One winner from the shortlisted finalists will be determined that, in the opinion of the judging panel, best demonstrates achievement of the award category and criteria.


Finalists will be notified in advance of the award ceremony. The winner will be announced at the award ceremony on Saturday 14 October 2023 at the gala event at The Astral Ballroom, Crown Perth.