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Green Cross Award: Safety Innovation

  • ​This award recognizes a corporation, coalition, organization or individual that has forged a new path and achieved success by approaching a long-held safety challenge with a fresh look or new idea. The approach should be evidence-based, with results impacting themselves or others. Area of focus may include home, community, workplace, transportation or any combination.

    Examples of entities eligible for this award include: 

    • College or university
    • Employee group
    • Community group or leaders
    • Individual advocates
    • Occupational safety and health professionals
    • Researchers
    • Scientists
    • Engineers
    • Teachers/professors   



    Nominees must demonstrate the value and impact of the safety solution. Additional information regarding the transferability of the safety solution, if pertinent, is preferred. Nominations can be submitted for recognition of others or for self-identified achievements. No applications will be accepted after Jan. 15, 2016.

    Download a copy of the questions to prepare your answers prior to submitting the online form. Applications only will be accepted through the online form and cannot be mailed, emailed or faxed.

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Green Cross for Safety award candidates work to improve safety in the workplace, in homes and communities, and in transportation. Does that sound like you or someone you know? Applications will be accepted through Jan. 15.

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