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Safety Awards

The Safety Awards Program recognizes faculty, staff, and student employees engaged in safety solutions around campus. We aim to recognize all proactive prevention methods by faculty, staff, and student employees engaged in supporting a clean and safe campus life. These honorary members of our community identify potential risks and inform us about the risks to help determine effective intervention and prevention actions. Acting as first reporters their TIPS provides the right timeframe to improve processes and systems in risk control. The Risk Management Office/ Workers’ Compensation Risk Management Specialist will review all submissions and select the recipients. Participation in the Safety Awards program is limited to all faculty, staff, and student employees. The recipient must be a current member of the NSU community to be eligible for an award. Recipients of the award may submit information pertaining to more than one unsafe condition to

Criteria and Eligibility

The selection for the Safety Award will be based on the following criteria:

  1. New or innovative methods for the implementation of safety.
  2. Identification of new unsafe conditions for safety program implementation.
  3. Personal leadership in safety.
  4. Consistent safety performance over time.

Entry and Award Process

  • Write a brief outline about the unsafe situation and Submit the Entry—Information should be one file, preferably PDF, and the file size should be as small as possible. Pictures may be attached. Please include your name and contact information to include email.
  • Evaluations—The Risk Management Workers’ Compensation Specialist will confirm with Facilities Management regarding the information submitted and will notify the sender of actions to be taken.
  • Notification—Inter-office mail notification with a token of appreciation will be sent to the individual after confirmation is received about the reported unsafe condition.
  • Awards—Recipients will be recognized online at and a token of appreciation forwarded via inter-office mail.

Congratulations to all Safety Award Recipients whose actions embodies the NSU Way!







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