Applications are now being accepted for the 13th DuPont Safety and Sustainability Awards. These awards have become well known by industrial companies over the 13 years the event has taken place. They act as a certificate of workplace safety, sustainability and high operational skill. The DuPont Safety and Sustainability Awards have helped with the promotion of initiatives that can save lives as well as protect the environment.
The awards are judged by a jury of workplace safety, environment and operations experts. Application forms for the awards can be submitted until April 23rd 2017. There will then be an opportunity to complete the entry which should include a summary of any project wanting to be considered for the award, the deadline for the more extensive information is 31st May 2017.
The DuPont Safety and Sustainability Awards was launched in 2002 and has had an increased number of applicants each time the event is run. In 2015, entries were almost 150% higher than they were in 2013. The applications for these awards comes from a variety of different industry sectors from around the world.
Applications for the DuPont Safety and Sustainability Awards are allowed from every company or organisation that has the ability to show significant achievements in the event categories. The three categories are: Safety, Sustainability and Operational Excellence. The process of the Awrds will be that the regional winners will be announced at some point in the early summer, then the global winner will be revealed in September at an awards ceremony. This awards ceremony will take place within the XXI World Congress on Safety and Health at Work in Singapore. Each category will be judged according to a set criteria which includes management commitment, cultural evolution, performance improvement, innovation and stakeholder engagement. The winners will receive a trophy and a certificate at the Singapore award ceremony.