WSO NG Awards recognizes individuals and corporate entities who has excelled in various roles in the HSSE and allied fields. The World Safety Organization, National Office for Nigeria administers the awards.

The awardees will be presented with distinguished plaques, among others. The awards will be bestowed during the WSO-NG prestigious National Conference and Awards (WSO NatConf & Awards 2022) ceremony.

Deadline for nominations: August 31, 2022
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Click HERE to download award criteria.
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Nominee General Qualification

Nominees should;

  1. posses a current HSSE certification/qualification
  2. currently work in safety or a safety related field
  3. have demonstrated exemplary performance above and beyond the scope of assigned responsibilities in ONE of the following areas:
    1. Brought about significant positive change in safety by developing or utilizing company safety practices, policies and procedures
    2. Demonstrated innovation and proactive leadership utilizing highly effective practices to inspire and lead others to practice safe work habits
    3. Appreciated substantial cost-effectiveness through improvements to environmental safety and health policies, practices and/or programs that result in a safer workplace while supporting lean and green initiatives.
    4. Building relationships/partnerships with others in the profession and/or community

Listed below  are the number of awards to which presentations are limited. The support of the WSO purpose “…to protect people, resources, environment and property” and the support of the WSO motto “Making Safety A Way Of Life…Worldwide” are nominal for all awards.

  1. WSO-NG Concerned Professional Award (1 Award)
  2. WSO-NG Concerned Citizen Award (1 Award)
  3. WSO-NG Partner of the Year Award (3 Awards)
  4. WSO-NG Lifesaver Award (Unlimited)
  5. WSO-NG SafERR Ambassador of the Year Award (3 Awards)
  6. WSO-NG Educational Achievement Award (1 Award) – Sponsored by: Prof. M.O. Ibadin
  7. WSO-NG Occupational, Community & Public Healthcare Distinguished Service Award (1 Awards) – Sponsored by: University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH)
  8. WSO-NG Public Health & Environmental Safety Achievement Award (3 Awards) – Sponsored by: Dcn. Armstrong Oyakhilome, Dr. Bamisayo Oluwagbemi
  9. WSO-NG Security Excellence Award (2 Awards) – Sponsored by: Hybrid Group
  10. WSO-NG OSH Merit Award (2 Awards) – Sponsored by: Henzof Nigeria Limited

Click HERE to download award criteria.

Deadline for nominations: August 31, 2022