​WSH Awards 2022

The Awards are given to companies and individuals that have performed well in safety and health by implementing sound safety and health management systems.

About the WSH Awards

Presented by the WSH Council and supported by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM), the annual WSH Awards recognise organisations and individuals who have achieved excellence in workplace safety and health. 

WSH Awards 2022

This year, 235 companies and individuals were honoured at the WSH Awards 2022 Ceremony organised by the WSH Council as well as the Ministry of Manpower. The Guest of Honour was Minister for Manpower, Dr Tan See Leng and the event was held on 27 July 2022 at Resorts World Convention Centre.
 
Read the speeches on the WSH Awards 2022
Welcome Address by Mr John Ng, Chairman of WSH Council 
Opening Remarks by Dr Tan See Leng, Minister for Manpower 

About the Awards Recipients
A committed management, a strong dedication to WSH and the implementation of excellent WSH systems are some of the attributes that exhibited strong ownership of WSH by the Awards recipients. 
 
Award recipients for 2022 include:
•  203 companies and projects that performed exceedingly well in WSH
•  12 innovative teams that came up with projects that create better and safer working solutions 
•  12 dedicated WSH officers and supervisors for doing their part to keep their workers safe and healthy
•  8 companies that have adopted exemplary mental well-being practices

Check out the full list of WSH Awards 2022 recipients and and their business contacts.
 
Another 48 companies, project teams and individuals received certificates of commendation for having achieved good WSH performance. Check out the commendation recipients.

WSH Advertisement 

The Awards recipients were honoured in the print media for their efforts and achievements. View the WSH Awards 2022 press advertisement

Why Apply

Winning the WSH Awards can help to:
Improve your employees’ morale as their efforts to improve WSH are recognised;

Increase visibility of your company as one that is morally and socially responsible, and enhance the corporate image of your company as a leader in WSH amongst industry peers; and

Raise the credibility of your company and attract more business opportunities.

Award Categories (Application is closed for WSH Awards 2022) 

The following categories are open for application for the WSH Awards 2022:

WSH Developer Awards

This award recognises developers who play an active role in ensuring good workplace safety and health practices among their contractors. For details of the application criteria and process, please refer to the WSH Developer Awards 2022 Application Guidelines. You may also view the briefing video of WSH Developer Awards 2022

How to Apply

Submit the application for WSH Developer Awards 2022 online.

What Happens Next

All applications will be thoroughly assessed by the organiser. This includes verification and auditing of all submitted supporting documents, records and data. A visit to the applicant’s workplace may also be arranged.

All applicants will be notified of their results via email in mid-July 2022.

WSH Performance Awards (WSHPA)

This award recognises companies that have implemented sound safety and health management systems, and went to extraordinary lengths to safeguard their employees and contractors across all their worksites.

There are three types of WSH Performance Awards: Excellence, Gold and Silver.

Types of award

Description

Excellence Award

No workplace incident in the qualifying period.
To be shortlisted for evaluation, applicant needs to be a recipient of the Gold Award for three or more years consecutively.             

Gold Award

No workplace incident in the qualifying period.
To be shortlisted for evaluation, applicant needs to be a recipient of the Silver Award for three or more years consecutively.             

Silver Award

Good safety and health performance and systems.

Other factors will also be taken into consideration. For details of the application criteria and process, please refer to the WSH Performance Awards 2022 Application Guidelines. You may also view the briefing video of WSH Performance Awards 2022.

How to Apply

Submit the application for WSH Performance Awards 2022 online.

What Happens Next

All applications will be thoroughly assessed. This includes verification and auditing of all submitted supporting documents, records and data. A visit to the applicant’s workplace may also be arranged.

All applicants will be notified of their results via email in mid-July 2022.

Safety and Health Award Recognition for Projects (SHARP)

This award recognises large-scale projects or worksites that have good safety and health performance, and workplace safety and health management systems. Examples of winning projects in this award include shipyard projects, construction worksites and large projects within an organisation.

As applicants can only submit a single project for this category, organisations with multiple projects or worksites may apply for the Workplace Safety and Health Performance Awards (WSHPA) instead. You may apply for WSHPA for all of your projects and SHARP for a particular project. For details of the application criteria and process, please refer to the WSH SHARP Awards 2022 Application Guidelines. You may also view the briefing video of WSH SHARP Awards 2022

How to Apply

Submit the application for SHARP 2022 online.

What Happens Next

All applications will be thoroughly assessed. This includes verification and auditing of all submitted supporting documents, records and data. A visit to the applicant’s workplace may also be arranged.

All applicants will be notified of their results via email in mid-July 2022.

WSH Innovation Awards

This award recognises the best of WSH innovations across various industries, where teams implemented innovative solutions to improve safety and health standards in their workplaces. For details of the application criteria and process, please refer to the WSH Innovation Awards 2022 Application Guidelines. You may also view the briefing video of WSH Innovation Awards 2022.

How to Apply

Submit the application for WSH Innovation Awards 2022 online. 

For marine industry, please submit the application to Association of Singapore Marine Industries (ASMI). 

What Happens Next

The following associations will first evaluate their respective industry-specific applications: 
Association of Process Industry (ASPRI)
Association of Singapore Marine Industries (ASMI) 
Singapore Hotel Association (SHA)
Singapore Logistics Association (SLA)
Singapore Manufacturing Federation (SMF)
The Singapore Contractors Associations Ltd (SCAL)

Shortlisted applications will present their projects to a panel of judges at the convention held for each industry association. A maximum of three winning teams from each association will be nominated for further evaluation to receive the WSH Award on a national platform.

All other applications will be evaluated by the WSH Council.

All applicants will be notified of their results via email in mid July 2022.

WSH Awards for Supervisors

This award recognises supervisors who take care of their workers by improving the safety and health performance in their workplaces. For details of the application criteria and process, please refer to the WSH Awards for Supervisor 2022 Application Guidelines. You may also view the briefing video of WSH  Awards for Supervisors 2022.

How to Apply

Submit the application of WSH Awards for Supervisors 2022 online.

For marine industry, please submit the application to Association of Singapore Marine Industries (ASMI). 

What Happens Next

The following associations will first evaluate their respective industry-specific applications: 
 
Association of Singapore Marine Industries (ASMI) 
Singapore Logistics Association (SLA)
Singapore Manufacturing Federation (SMF)
The Singapore Contractors Associations Ltd (SCAL)

Shortlisted applications will be required to attend interview with a panel of judges held by each industry association. A maximum of three Supervisors from each association will be nominated for further evaluation to receive the WSH Award on a national platform.

All other applications will be evaluated by the WSH Council.

All applicants will be notified of their results via email in mid July 2022.

WSH Officer Awards

This award recognises exemplary performance and valuable contributions by registered WSH Officers (WSHOs) in cultivating safe and healthy workplaces in Singapore. For details of the application criteria and process, please refer to the WSH Officer Awards 2022 Application Guidelines. You may also view the briefing video of WSH Officer Awards 2022.

How to Apply

Submit the application for WSH Officer Awards 2022 online.

For More Information

All applications will be thoroughly assessed and verified by the organiser. This includes verification and auditing of all submitted supporting documents, records and data. Shortlisted WSH Officers will be required to present their portfolios to a panel of judges comprising representatives from MOM, WSH Council and the Singapore Institution of Safety Officers (SISO).

All applicants will be notified of their results via email in mid-July 2022.

Culture of Acceptance, Respect and Empathy (CARE) Awards

Introduced in 2022, this award recognises companies that have exemplary mental well-being practice, and highlights them as employers of choice. For details of the application criteria and process, please refer to the WSH CARE Awards 2022 Application Guidelines. You may also view the briefing video of WSH CARE Awards 2022.

How to Apply

Submit the application for Culture of Acceptance, Respect and Empathy (CARE) Awards online.

What Happens Next

All applications will be thoroughly assessed. This includes verification and auditing of all submitted supporting documents, records and data. Shortlisted applicants will be required to attend an interview.

All applicants will be notified of their results via email in mid-July 2022.

Important Dates

Qualifying Period: 1 January 2021 – 31 December 2021
Application Submission Deadline: 26 April 2022 (All supporting documents must be uploaded to OneDrive)
Results Announcement: 15 July 2022 
Awards Presentation: 27 July 2022 

Evaluation

All applications will be thoroughly assessed. This includes verification of all submitted supporting documents, records and data. A presentation, interview session and/ or visit to the applicant’s workplace may also be arranged. 

Disqualification before announcement of results

An application may be disqualified if a workplace accident with any of the following consequences occurs before the announcement of results:
Fatal accident
Major injury accident 
Dangerous Occurrence (DO)
An application may also be disqualified if it contains inaccurate, false or misleading supporting documents, records or data, or if there is adverse reporting in the media pertaining to the applicant’s or nominating company’s workplace safety and health performance. 
An applicant who withdraws or amends the WSH Incident Report and/ or an ongoing work injury claim during the period of application may be disqualified. An investigation will be conducted before the application can continue to be considered.

Terms and Conditions

By submitting an application, the applicant will be deemed to have read and understood the terms and conditions.

All applications must be submitted to the WSH Council before the submission deadline. Applications received after the submission deadline will not be accepted. The WSH Awards 2022 Committee will not be responsible or liable for any lost, late, mislaid, or incomplete applications as all such applications will be deemed invalid. 

Any application received via email, postal or delivery services will not be accepted.

Applicants may submit multiple applications to different Award categories. However, all submitted applications must be tailored to the requirements of each category.

The WSH Awards 2022 Committee reserves the right to reject any application without explanation or notice.

The WSH Awards 2022 Committee reserves the right to disqualify any application not accompanied by the appropriate or correct supporting documents or any application deemed to be inaccurate, false, or misleading. 

By submitting an application, the applicants give consent for their details to be shared with the judges and representatives of the respective industry associations. All awards applicants will be deemed to have consented to the transfer and sharing of their personal, company and project data and information for the purpose of administering and judging of the Awards.

All applicants will be notified of their results via email by mid-July 2022. The WSH Awards 2022 Committee’s decisions shall be final.

Award recipients will be officially announced during the Awards ceremony taking place in July/ August 2022. 

The WSH Awards 2022 Committee will produce a media and publicity campaign highlighting the Awards, Award categories and recipients. All recipients agree to offer the WSH Awards 2022 Committee the exclusive right to use the content, images, and videos for the promotion of the Awards. In addition, all recipients give their consent for their exemplary safety and health management systems and initiatives to be featured in media interviews, articles or speeches. Select recipients may be approached to speak at WSH-related events organised by the WSH Council and/ or its partners. 

All recipients grant the WSH Awards 2022 Committee the exclusive right to use and reproduce their name, trademark and company logo for pre-event, onsite and post-event marketing of the Awards.

The WSH Awards 2022 Committee reserves the right, to alter or reschedule the Awards, the Awards ceremony and/ or to change the judging panel and/ or these terms at its own discretion, at any time and without notice.

More Information 

Please refer to Qualifying Workplace Injury Rates for WSH Performance Awards and SHARP and FAQs.  

Contact

If you have any queries, please email wshawards@wshc.sg.