Awards

PPSA Safety Industry Awards

Executive Eagle Award Nomination

Eagle Award Nomination Form

This prestigious award is given each year to honor a pulp & paper industry executive that has made a significant contribution to the safety & health programs within their areas of direct responsibility and has a demonstrable record of support for the Pulp & Paper Safety Association

To nominate an executive for this award, please review the nomination procedure, complete this form and submit along with your accompanying information via email or regular mail. 

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NOMINATION PROCEDURE FOR THE EXECUTIVE EAGLE AWARD
Eligibility 
To be eligible for the Executive Eagle, the nomination must be a corporate CEO, COO, CFO, Senior Vice-President, or Area, Region, Division or Facility Manager.

Criteria
A member of the Pulp & Paper Safety Association must submit the nomination. The nominee must have made a significant and sustained contribution to the improvement of his or her company's safety process or culture and in some way impacted the industry.

The nominee must be directly involved with, directly lead, or directly impact safety. They must also demonstrate active support of the Pulp & Paper Safety Association.

Procedure
Nominations must be submitted and received no later than April 17, 2017. The recipient of the Executive Eagle must be able to attend the Awards Banquet on June 21, 2017 to receive the award.

The nomination form must be completed, but should be accompanied by a narrative document explaining why this candidate should be chosen. The nominee's qualifications, experience, influence, involvement, education, work history and safety successes should be outlined in the narrative. Nominations should include any additional documents, copies of previous awards or pictures to help tell the story. Remember that you are trying to promote your nominee and how he or she has been involved in safety, how they have impacted safety, how they have achieved success in safety and why they should receive the Executive Eagle. We have found that putting this material in a small 3-ring binder or in Microsoft Word and/or PowerPoint format is effective.

When completed, send the nomination packet to PPSA. Remember the packet must be received by
April 17, 2017.

The Association Awards Committee will review each nomination and certify eligibility. The committee will then review each nomination with the Board of Directors.

The Executive Eagle Award is presented each year at PPSA Health and Safety Conference.

Safety Innovator Award Application

Innovator Award Application

The PPSA Safety Innovator Award will go to the one facility demonstrating the most innovative safety improvement product/process implemented between January 1, 2016 through May 12, 2017. In order to receive this award, a facility must apply for it, be selected as a finalist by a PPSA conference board committee and lastly receive the most votes by conference attendees at the PPSA Annual Safety and Health Conference. The winning site will receive the PPSA Safety Innovator Award trophy and be highlighted on the PPSA website and in an upcoming quarterly report.

Criteria and Eligibility:

  • Submitting facility must be a PPSA member site at the time of submission of this application. Go to ppsa.org to become a member.
  • The innovation must be for the purpose of improving the safety and health of employees within the forest products industry. 
  • Awards finalists must be able to attend day 2 and 3 of the PPSA Safety & Health Conference on June 20-21, 2017 and attend the awards banquet the evening of June 20. Finalists must register as an attendee for the conference to be eligible for the finals and award.
  • The innovation must have been implemented between January 1, 2016 through May 12, 2017.
  • Application review and judging will assess the innovativeness, scope of impact to safety, and the cost efficiency with either its design or its value to offset cost/loss. Special consideration will be given to those products/processes that involved and engaged employees at multiple levels either in the design or implementation phases.
  • All applicants must agree to share their innovations with the PPSA membership regardless if they are selected as a finalist. PPSA will honor and share any copyright and/or patent information.

Industry Safety Committee/Team Award

Safety Committee/Team Award Application

This award honors a pulp & paper industry safety committee/team that has made a significant contribution to safety & health at their location, company, or within the industry. In order to receive this award, a committee/team, must apply for it, be selected as a finalist by the PPSA awards committee and lastly receive the most votes by conference attendees at the PPSA safety conference. The winning site will receive the Industry Safety Committee/Team Award trophy and be highlighted on the PPSA website and upcoming quarterly report. To apply for the award, please complete this form and submit it along with your accompanying information via email or regular mail no later than May 12, 2017

  • Submitting facility must be a PPSA member site at the time of submission of this application. Go to ppsa.org to become a member!
  • Awards finalists must be able to attend day 2 and 3 of the PPSA Safety & Health Conference on June 19-20, 2017