bizSAFE Awards 2021

The bizSAFE Awards recognise companies for their commitment to the bizSAFE programme and achievement in workplace safety and health performance.

About the bizSAFE Awards

The annual bizSAFE Awards recognise companies and individuals that:

  • Are dedicated to raising workplace safety and health (WSH) standards and practices.
  • Advocate WSH improvement to their business partners and contractors.

Award Categories

There are 3 main categories to the bizSAFE Awards:

bizSAFE Partner Award

About This Category

This category recognises bizSAFE Partners that have been proactive and committed in bringing business partners on board the bizSAFE programme.

Who May Apply

Your company must:

  • Not be a WSH service provider;
  • Be a current bizSAFE Partner;
  • Have achieved bizSAFE Level 3 and above;
  • Have implemented bizSAFE Level 3 and above as a procurement criteria; and
  • Have motivated existing business partners to progress to higher bizSAFE Levels.

Please use our bizSAFE self-help to check your bizSAFE status and validity period before applying for the award.

Eligibility

Companies applying for the bizSAFE Partner Award should meet the following criteria during the qualifying period, up till the announcement of award results:

  • No blacklist record, pending investigation, conviction or prosecution in court by the Ministry of Manpower;
  • No fatality;
  • No Major Injury case;
  • No Occupational Disease case;
  • No Dangerous Occurrence case;
  • No Stop Work Order; and
  • Not in the Business Under Surveillance (BUS) Programme.

How to Apply

Where to apply

  • Download the bizSAFE Partner Award Application Form.
  • Fill up and email the completed application form to bizsafeawards@wshc.sg, using the subject title: bizSAFE Partner Award 2021 - <<name of company>>.
  • Upload and submit your supporting documents and evidence in the dedicated Microsoft OneDrive folder created for you, by 7 April 2021.

Submission requirements

  • Label your supporting documents and evidence clearly.
  • Include page numbers for your supporting documents and evidence.
  • Ensure that all photographs or illustrations are in colour with good resolution.
  • Use hyperlinks and bookmarks, where necessary. If a piece of information is incorrectly referenced or cannot be found, we will assume that it is unavailable, and not award a score.

When to apply by

7 April 2021, 6 PM.

What Happens Next

If your application is shortlisted, we will invite your company to showcase your efforts to a panel of judges. We will also hold a briefing session for all shortlisted companies before the judging session. More information will be provided at a later date.

During the judging session, you will present on the following topics:

  • Recruitment efforts: Your company's efforts to encourage your business partners and customers to join and progress in the bizSAFE programme.
  • Nurturing efforts: Your company's efforts to encourage and help your business partners and customers to improve WSH.
  • Bonus initiatives: The extra mile your company has taken to win the bizSAFE partner award.

We will inform you on your application outcome via email.

For More Information

Please refer to the briefing slides (PDF) and bizSAFE Partner Award Application Form. You may also contact bizsafeawards@wshc.sg if you have any queries.

bizSAFE Enterprise Exemplary Award

About This Category

This category recognises bizSAFE STAR Enterprises that have exemplary risk management and workplace safety and health (WSH) performance.

Companies that have won this award for 3 consecutive years will be honoured with a Gold Award.

Who May Apply

Your company must:

  • Not be a WSH service provider;
  • Have achieved bizSAFE STAR; and
  • Have implemented a Risk Management Plan that is holistic and pragmatic, where upstream risk controls and personal health risks are considered.

Please use our bizSAFE Self-Help to check your bizSAFE status and validity period before applying for the award.

Eligibility

Companies applying for the bizSAFE Enterprise Exemplary Award should meet the following criteria during the qualifying period, up till the announcement of award results:

  • No blacklist record, pending investigation, conviction or prosecution in court by the Ministry of Manpower;
  • No fatality;
  • No Major Injury case;
  • No Occupational Disease case;
  • No Dangerous Occurrence case;
  • No Stop Work Order; and
  • Not in the Business Under Surveillance (BUS) Programme.

How to Apply

Where to apply

  • Download the bizSAFE Exemplary Award 2021 Application Form.
  • Fill up and email the completed application form to bizsafeawards@wshc.sg, using the subject title: bizSAFE Exemplary Award 2021 - <<name of company>>.
  • Upload and submit your supporting documents and evidence in the dedicated Microsoft OneDrive folder created for you, by 7 April 2021.

Submission requirements

  • Name all supporting documents and evidence according to their respective annexes in the RM Implementation Checklist.
  • Label your supporting documents and evidence clearly.
  • Include page numbers for your supporting documents and evidence.
  • Ensure that all photographs or illustrations are in colour with good resolution.
  • Use hyperlinks and bookmarks, where necessary. If a piece of information is incorrectly referenced or cannot be found, we will assume that it is unavailable, and not award a score.

When to apply by

7 April 2021, 6 PM.

What Happens Next

If your application is shortlisted, we may request for a site verification visit at your workplace. More information will be shared with shortlisted companies at a later date. 

We will inform you on your application outcome via email.

For More Information

Please refer to the briefing slides (PDF) and bizSAFE Enterprise Exemplary Award Application Form. You may also contact bizsafeawards@wshc.sg if you have any queries.

bizSAFE Champion Award

About This Category

This category recognises individuals who have been key players in improving safety and health performances in their workplaces. These are employees who have been appointed by their companies to lead and drive the successful implementation of WSH programmes to attain bizSAFE.

Who May Apply

You are eligible to nominate a champion for award if your company:

  • Is not a WSH service provider;
  • Is participating in the bizSAFE Enterprise Exemplary Award 2021 or bizSAFE Partner Award 2021 (limited to 1 champion nomination per company).

 

The nominated champion should:

  • Be a full-time employee of your company (non-WSH Officers will have an advantage);
  • Be active in driving WSH programmes and initiatives within the company;
  • Not be part of the management team (i.e. not in the top two tiers of your organisational chart);
  • Have attended the bizSAFE Level 2 course (Develop a Risk Management Implementation Plan) or its equivalent;
  • Have performed WSH-related role for at least 2 years in the company. 

Eligibility

Companies nominating a champion for the bizSAFE Champion Award should meet the following criteria during the qualifying period, up till the announcement of award results:

  • No blacklist record, pending investigation, conviction or prosecution in court by the Ministry of Manpower;
  • No fatality;
  • No Major Injury case;
  • No Occupational Disease case;
  • No Dangerous Occurrence case;
  • No Stop Work Order; and
  • Not in the Business Under Surveillance (BUS) Programme.

How to Apply

Where to apply

  • Download the bizSAFE Champion Award Application Form.
  • Fill up and email the completed application form to bizsafeawards@wshc.sg, using the subject title: bizSAFE Champion Award 2021 - <<name of company>>.
  • Upload and submit your supporting documents and evidence in the dedicated Microsoft OneDrive folder created for you, by 7 April 2021.

Submission requirements

  • Label your supporting documents and evidence clearly.
  • Include page numbers for your supporting documents and evidence.
  • Ensure that all photographs or illustrations are in colour with good resolution.
  • Use hyperlinks and bookmarks, where necessary. If a piece of information is incorrectly referenced or cannot be found, we will assume that it is unavailable, and not award a score.

When to apply by

7 April 2021, 6 PM.

What Happens Next

Shortlisted bizSAFE Champions will be invited to a judging interview. More information will be shared with shortlisted champions at a later date. 

We will inform you on your application outcome via email.

For More Information

Please refer to the briefing slides (PDF) and bizSAFE Champion Award Application Form. You may also contact bizsafeawards@wshc.sg if you have any queries.

For Assessors of the bizSAFE Exemplary Award

As an assessor, you must:

  • Not provide assessing services to the same applicant for more than two consecutive years;
  • Conduct site verification and complete Part 2C of the application form;
  • Keep a copy of the application for reference; and
  • Provide a copy of your scoring to the Applicant.

bizSAFE Awards 2021

We congratulate our 2021 bizSAFE Award recipients.

Read about the profiled winners and their stories in our WSH Awards and bizSAFE Awards 2021 microsite.