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Contests and Awards

2022 WorkplaceNL Safety Leadership Awards

WorkplaceNL is proud to launch its new Safety Leadership Awards, which looks to recognize employers and workers who demonstrate leadership and a visible commitment to health and safety in workplaces in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Nominations to open: August 25, 2022

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Youth Safety Training Bursary

WorkplaceNL and Cenovus Energy have partnered to help youth aged 15-19 advance their safety knowledge by offering bursaries of up to $350 to help cover the costs of eligible safety training.

The Youth Safety Training Bursary aims to help advance safety knowledge, provide greater competency at work, enhance formal safety training, increase employment opportunities and make health and safety courses available.

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Student Safety Video/Radio Contest

Our annual Student Safety Video/Radio Ad Contest encourages students to share their thoughts on workplace safety and injury prevention. It’s open to Grade 7-12 junior and senior high students, and winners receive a $1000 cash prize and a plaque for their school.

Closing date for submissions is March 11, 2022.

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Health and Safety Educator Award

The Health and Safety Educator of the Year Award recognizes educators who have demonstrated a commitment to the promotion and advancement of young worker health and safety.

Winners of this award will receive $500, a plaque and $500 worth of health and safety equipment and supplies for their school. Nominations for this award can be submitted by the Department of Education, school administrators, peers, and students.

Closing date for nominations is May 12, 2022.

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Safe Student Award

The Safe Student Award recognizes students for their health and safety contributions and achievements in their school or community.

This contest is open to students in grade 7-12 and the winning student will receive $1,000. Nominations can be submitted by teachers, parents, fellow students, and community leaders.

Closing date for nominations is May 12, 2022.

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