bizSAFE Awards 2022

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.

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;
  • achieve bizSAFE Level 3 and above;
  • implement bizSAFE Level 3 and above as a procurement criteria; and
  • motivate 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 2022 Application Form.
  • Fill up and email the completed application form to bizsafeawards@wshc.sg, using the subject title: bizSAFE Partner Award 2022 - <<name of company>>.
  • Upload and submit your supporting documents and evidence in the dedicated Microsoft OneDrive folder created for you, by 30 June 2022.

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

30 June 2022, 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 2022 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;
  • achieve bizSAFE STAR; and
  • implement 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 2022 Application Form.
  • Fill up and email the completed application form to bizsafeawards@wshc.sg, using the subject title: bizSAFE Exemplary Award 2022 - <<name of company>>.
  • Upload and submit the RM Implementation checklist with the assessor’s scoring (after the onsite assessment), supporting documents and evidence in the dedicated Microsoft OneDrive folder created for you, by 30 Jun 2022.
On-site assessment requirements 
  • Notify WSH Council the date, time and location of the assessment via the booking system
  • Submit your application form and indicate date of on-site assessment (via booking system) at least 3 working days in advance. 
  • Onsite assessment by auditor must be conducted in the presence of WSH Council officer, failing which the application will be disqualified.

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

30 June 2022, 6 PM.

What Happens Next

We will inform you on your application outcome via email.

For More Information

Please refer to the briefing slides (PDF) and bizSAFE Exemplary Award 2022 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 2022 or bizSAFE Partner Award 2022 (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 for at least 2 years in 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;

Eligibility

Companies nominating a champion for the bizSAFE Champion Award should meet the criteria for bizSAFE Enterprise Exemplary Award or bizSAFE Partner Award during the qualifying period, up till the announcement of award results. 

How to Apply

Where to apply

  • Download the bizSAFE Champion Award 2022 Application Form.
  • Fill up and email the completed application form to bizsafeawards@wshc.sg, using the subject title: bizSAFE Champion Award 2022 - <<name of company>>.
  • Upload and submit your supporting documents and evidence in the dedicated Microsoft OneDrive folder created for you, by 30 June 2022.

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

30 June 2022, 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 2022 Application Form. You may also contact bizsafeawards@wshc.sg if you have any queries.

For Assessors of the bizSAFE Exemplary Award 2022

As an assessor, you must:

  • not provide assessing services to the same applicant for more than two consecutive years;
  • complete the declaration form for Assessor in the RM Implementation checklist. 
  • check with applicant to make sure they have received the confirmation email from WSH Council before carrying out the on-site assessment; 
  • conduct site verification in the presence of WSH Council officer and complete Part 2B 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.