In their latest newsletter, QBE Insurance, one of Australia’s largest international Insurance and reinsurance groups, announced the winners of the 2009 Work Safe Victoria and Work Cover NSW awards at two Safety Award ceremonies in the respective states.
QBE reports that there were 118 entries in total in Victoria, with 19 finalists and six of these receiving awards.
“The Awards recognise Victoria’s shining stars of workplace safety, people who have used their ideas, innovations and initiative to make Victorian workers safer. We would like to congratulate our QBE finalists in Victoria, in particular our three winning clients, Cherry Constructions and Workright Safety Solutions, Bendigo Regional Institute of TAFE and Youth Justice Custodial Services.
Congratulations must also go to our NSW winner, Motor Traders Association (MTA) of NSW. We would also like to congratulate Motor Traders Association (MTA) of NSW for winning the prestigious WorkCover Leadership safety award at the NSW Safe Work Awards. We are proud to have worked with these organisations, and congratulate them on their hard work and initiatives to keep their workplaces safe.”
Awards and Winners are listed as follows: Health and Safety Representative of the year Blue Circle Southern Cement (Finalist) Health and Safety Committee of the Year Sutton Tools (Finalist) Best Design for Workplace Safety GTS Freight Management Pty Ltd (Finalist) Best Solution to Prevent Musculoskeletal Injuries Cherry Constructions Pty Ltd and Workright Safety Solutions Pty Ltd (Winner) Microw Developments Pty Ltd (Finalist) Best Solution to a Health and Safety Risk Bendigo Regional Institute of TAFE (Winner) Best Strategy for Health and Safety Management Young Justice Custodial Services (Department of Human Services) (Winner)
QBE Insurance Group is one of Australia’s largest international Insurance and reinsurance groups and one of the top 25 in the world. QBE has Insurance offices in 45 countries and has been operating for 120 years.
In Australia, QBE has more than 50 insurance offices spread across the country and has received the award for General Insurer of the Year by the National Insurance Brokers Association (NIBA) for the past eight years.
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