The Chemical Industry Safety Award is awarded every two years. Most recently, the award was given out in the summer of 2023. In the category for large companies, the recipients were CABB Oy, for medium-sized companies, Yara Suomi Oy Kokkola Factories, and for small companies, Nalco Finland Manufacturing Oy. You can read more about the winners here.
Educational institutions at both the secondary and tertiary levels can apply for the award, while the corporate category is intended for companies involved in the chemical industry's Responsible Care program.
The evaluation criteria for the Chemical Industry Safety Award in the corporate category are based on the company's development projects, good practices, or effective operational methods. Safety level improvements are also considered in the evaluation.
In the corporate category of the Chemical Industry Safety Award, the evaluation takes into account development projects related to occupational safety, process safety, and preparedness for safety threats. The development of employee well-being is also part of the evaluation. The corporate awards are divided into three categories based on the size of the companies and their locations: small, medium-sized, and large companies.
In the evaluation of applications in the educational institution category of the Chemical Industry Safety Award, particular attention is given to the development of activities or education in terms of safety culture, thinking, and expertise. Secondary and tertiary education institutions offering education in fields broadly related to chemistry, as well as various natural sciences and engineering areas, can apply.
How to apply?
Currently, the award application process is not open. We will provide information on the opening of applications and application instructions when the time comes.
The recipients of the awards are selected by the Responsible Care program's award jury, which includes representatives from the Chemical Industry Federation, Industrial Union, Professional Union Pro, and the Union of Professional and Managerial Staff YTN.
The Safety Award is presented as part of the Responsible Care sustainability program's collaboration. The competition is organized in cooperation with the Chemical Industry Federation, Industrial Union, Professional Union Pro, and the Union of Professional and Managerial Staff YTN. The Chemical Industry Safety Award is a testament to outstanding achievements in safety.