Health & Safety Excellence Award - Healthcare


Visit our 'How to Enter' page for our Items Checklist & Step-by-Step Guide. CLICK HERE.

Once you have created your PDF submission and you have all items in the Items Checklist, submit your entry via the Online Entry Form. CLICK HERE.

This award is open to any organisation in Ireland’s healthcare industry (both public and private) that can demonstrate a strong commitment to the safety, health and welfare of its employees and patients over the past 12 months. In your entry, the judges would like to see a clear demonstration of best practice in health and safety, compliance to standards, training, technical and behavioural improvements. Entry is by a 5 A4 page submission; the judges will be looking for clear information backed up by facts and figures that pays particular attention to the criteria listed below.

Entry is by a 5-page A4 PDF submission; the judges will be looking for a clear plan and evidence that it is delivering on core objectives, paying attention to the criteria listed below.

  • Outline: Please outline the processes and initiatives introduced by your organisation to tackle workplace health and safety, highlighting any relevant accreditations achieved.
  • Commitment & Responsibility: Provide details of who is responsible for developing and implementing the safety programmes and initiatives, outlining the level of senior management buy-in and the commitments made to staff training and communication of the initiatives.
  • Organisational Targets: Does the organisation set itself safety performance targets? If so, how are they set and what do they include.
  • Outcomes & Results: Please provide evidence of results. How have the process and initiatives contributed to the welfare of staff, patients, and the public? How is the impact measured?
  • Future uses: How will you use the initiatives in the future? You can include any plans for alteration or expansion.
  • Supporting facts & statements: Please include any other statements or facts that support your entry.