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2016 NAOSH Week B.C.: Make Safety a Habit

Published on: March 08, 2016

The North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week is an annual, continent-wide event where employers, workers, and all partners in occupational health and safety collaborate to promote injury and illness prevention in the workplace.

Annual B.C. Safety Forum & Awards Luncheon

Participation certificates and awards

Every year, organizations throughout B.C. that participate in NAOSH Week receive a certificate and have the opportunity to apply for an award. Certificates are mailed in October and the awards winners are acknowledged at an awards luncheon. The deadline for 2016 award applications and requests for Certificates of Participation is June 2016. There are award categories for a wide range of industries and for large and small businesses. In addition to these industry awards, there's also awards for:

BC CSSE Achievement Recognition Awards

Giving credit for effort and innovation

Now in its 26th year, the B.C./Yukon Region of the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (CSSE) is calling for submissions for the 2016 Achievement Recognition Awards.

These awards recognize excellence, professionalism, and expertise in occupational health and safety for both CSSE members and non-members, too.

There are several awards available both for individuals and organizations who have contributed significantly to the workplace, as well as numerous special awards.

Awards will be presented at the BC CSSE Achievement Recognition Awards and NAOSHWeek safety forum and awards luncheon in October.

How to enter

View information on how to enter, a complete listing of awards, and nomination forms on the CSSE website.

For further information, please contact Kathy Tull at 604.233.4024 or email

Other resources

For more information on NAOSH Week, visit or email

Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (CSSE)

NAOSH Week is led by the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (CSSE) — a safety practitioner organization that works with industry, government, and other safety organizations, to promote a greater awareness of health, safety and environmental issues in workplaces and communities.