Over 560 people attended a landmark evening at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre on Friday 15 August to see the 2008 SISA OH&S and injury management award winners announced. His Excellency Rear Admiral Kevin Scarce AC CSC RANR, Governor of SA, and Mrs Liz Scarce were the guests of honour. The audience heard a sometimes whimsical view of risk, self insurance and the operation of Murphy’s Law from guest speaker ‘Dr Karl’ Kruszelnicki, before the awards were presented. The winners were:
Consolidated Approach (under 500 employees) Certificate of Commendation - Detmold Packaging
Consolidated Approach (over 500 employees) Certificate of Commendation – Santos Ltd
Injury Management Award – joint winners Drake Foodmarkets and ECH Inc
Injury Prevention (under 500 employees) Award – winner Carter Holt Harvey Ltd
Injury Prevention (over 500 employees) Award – winner Department of Education & Children’s Services
Injury Prevention (over 500 employees) – Certificates of Commendation to Resthaven Inc and Southern Cross Care Inc
Best Practitioner - Certificate of Commendation – Tracy Hayes, Southern Cross Care Inc
Best Practitioner Award – winner Veronica Wilkey, Department of Further Education, Employment, Science & Technology
Outstanding Employee Contribution Award winner – the Carter Holt Harvey LVL team led by Martin Kerick
Supplier & Subcontractor Management Award joint winners – Southern Cross Care Inc & Hills Industries
Congratulations to the winners! Keep an eye on this website - as soon as the photographs of the event are available, they will be placed the photo gallery.
The numbers attending this event demonstrate the strength of belief in the quest for OH&S and injury management excellence among South Australia’s self insurers. SISA expresses gratitude for the support of the event sponsors, led by Piper Alderman Lawyers and Stonehaven Wines. This year’s event was by far the largest, and it is rapidly growing in status in the South Australian calendar.