2019 Safest Place to Work Awards - Announcing the Finalists

17 October 2019

Safe365 is pleased to announce a number of fantastic organisations who have been named a finalist in the 2019 Safest Place to Work Awards sponsored by AdviceFirst. 


Above: 2018 Safest Place to Work Awards, Supreme Award - Turfrey


The Safest Place to Work Awards is an initiative that recognises New Zealand organisations who have fostered positive work culture, worker engagement and deliver all-round excellence in health, safety and well-being in the workplace.


"AdviceFirst is proud to sponsor of the Safe365 Awards. However, we are prouder still of the real benefits we get every day from having this resource at the heart of our nationwide operation. It’s far easier to meet our health and safety compliance obligations. And it gives everyone including management, the confidence that comes from helping to support our people in the right way. We look forward to meeting with like-minded companies at the SPTW awards in November. See you there", says Mark Ennis, CEO of AdviceFirst.


Finalists have been confirmed in small, medium and large enterprise categories with the category winners nominated for the overall supreme award as 2019 Safest Place to Work to be announced at an awards ceremony in Auckland on November 14th 2019. Between now and the awards evening, the finalists will each participate in a judging process to substantiate their Safe365 Safety Index & maturity profile.  A number of innovation awards will also be awarded during the ceremony to recognise outstanding initiatives that have made a positive impact on organisations or sectors throughout the past 12 month period.

Safe365 co-founder Mark Kidd says that he is extremely pleased with the Safest Place to Work Awards this year. "Safest place to work awards 2019 promises to be another awesome year with some truly outstanding finalists and innovation winners. Safe365 will be videoing these innovative practices and sharing them so we can all learn from them to make NZ Inc a safer place for people to work." 


And the 2019 finalists are....:

Small Enterprise

  • Chris Jolly Outdoors
  • Paragon New Zealand Limited
  • TKL Logistics Ltd
  • Ngati Awa Farm 
  • Ngakauroa Farm
  • Tourism Bay of Plenty (TBOP)
  • White Island Tours Ltd

Medium Enterprise

  • Youthtown Inc.
  • Allied Laundry Services
  • Gibbons Contractors
  • Civtec Limited
  • Cassidy Construction Limited
  • Tri Star Gymnastics Inc
  • EIS Limited
  • Hick Bros Group

Large Enterprise

  • Kāinga Ora Homes and Communities
  • Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga 
  • WEL Networks Ltd
  • Auckland Council
  • Extrastaff
  • Waitemata District Health Board
  • Counties Manukau DHB
  • Genesis Energy




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