Annual Hunter Safety Awards honour WHS leaders

Tomago Aluminium has taken out the region’s most prestigious safety award, the ‘Gold’ Safety Helmet for WHS Business of the Year Award at the 2019 Hunter Safety Awards.

Now in its fourth year, the Awards acknowledged businesses in the Hunter that demonstrated best practice and innovative approaches to workplace health and safety at a gala event at NEX in Newcastle on Friday, 15 March 2019.

Other awardees included:
WHS Champion of the Year, sponsored by the University of Newcastle: Tony Melia, Operations Manager at Alspec Newcastle Branch.

Young WHS Leader of the Year, sponsored by uvex: Lauren Meldrum, Reliance Hexham.

Best Health & Wellbeing Program, sponsored by ACI Global: Murray Consulting.

AGL WHS Student of the Year: Christopher Layzel, People, Safety, Environment and Quality Manager at Brimble Rail

Launched in 2016, the Hunter Safety Awards were developed to highlight and acknowledge companies and individuals within the Hunter region who are demonstrating best-practice and innovative approaches when it comes to workplace health and safety.