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Excellence in Health & Safety

Excellence in Health & Safety

The award recognises the organisation in Ireland’s construction industry that has delivered the best health and safety initiative over the last 12 months. Entries may be made for best practice in health and safety, compliance to standards, training, or technical and behavioural improvements. It could also be about how your organisation uses a product designed to improve health and safety practices or a completed construction project with an exemplary health and safety record.


Entry is by a 5 A4 page submission; the judges will be looking for clear information backed up by facts and photos illustrating your points that pays particular attention to the criteria listed below.


  • Initiative outline: Describe the Health and Safety initiative. What was the rationale and background behind it?

  • Commitment: What commitment has been made to staff training and communication of the initiative? What is the level of senior management buy in? Does it form a central part of the culture?

  • Accreditation: Do you have any accreditation, benchmarking, or external validation of the initiative?

  • Innovation: Outline any particularly innovative uses of H&S materials, products, or methods.

  • Outcomes & results: What have been the practical benefits of the initiative? Show measurable outcomes, such as improvements in performance, welfare of staff and costs savings.

  • Future uses: How will you use the initiative in the future? You can include any plans for alteration or expansion.

  • Supporting Statements: Please include any other statements or facts that support your entry.

  1. Visit our 'HOW TO ENTER' page for our Items Checklist & Step-by-Step Guide.

  2. Once you have created your PDF submission and you have all items in the Items Checklist, submit your entry via the ONLINE ENTRY FORM.

HOW DO I ENTER?