About the Awards

Now in it's 15th year, the SafeWork NSW Awards are the premier safety awards in New South Wales. These prestigious awards were established to promote high standards of workplace health and safety and return to work outcomes in workplaces around NSW.

If you're looking for inspiration, read about our 2017 finalists




Winning brings advantages. Winning this reputable safety award can generate significant amounts of publicity, and this can have a direct and dramatic impact on your business. Just as importantly, winning a SafeWork NSW Award clearly differentiates you from your competitors, and can provide a real competitive advantage when seeking or retaining customers.

This award has assisted in winning new contracts and business opportunities”, Clive Woodnutt, Bohmer’s Tree Care

It was a fantastic recognition of the efforts of the entire work force”, Mark Dimmock, Laing O’Rourke

To have my design acknowledged and patented is very rewarding”, Kerry Dent, Cabonne Council.

Winning this award has been a tremendous boost for my company in the hospitality industry”, Micharel Hunter, Managing Director Bracton Industries.



The winners will be announced at a black tie gala dinner on Thursday 25 October 2018, in Sydney. Share with your colleagues, fellow professionals and SafeWork NSW dignitaries your innovations that foster safety in your workplace.




Each finalist receives airline tickets and accommodation for two people to attend the gala dinner in Sydney as well as SafeWork NSW Awards 2018 'Finalist' and 'Winner’ branded digital products, a trophy and certificate.


SafeWork NSW will highlight you or your organisation and your achievements through websites, newsletters, social channels and media.


Get the SafeWork NSW safety tick and be acknowledged by SafeWork NSW for your commitment to workplace health and safety or return to work.


Be seen as a health and safety leader and gain a competitive edge. The awards open up new possibilities for the future.