Innovative Safety & Health Leadership Award




This award was established to provide recognition to an IAAP member aggregate facility or an associate member company that has made superior and substantial contributions to their company’s or the industry’s efforts to achieve safe behaviors through safe operating practices by implementing an innovative solution to a safety or health problem. The award recipient will have demonstrated leadership through the development and implementation of excellent safety and loss prevention achieved through integrating systems and safety culture, employee involvement, and process innovation. By doing so, the IAAP hopes to encourage more and continued innovation by its members in the future.

Who is eligible for this award?

Open to any IAAP member or employee(s) of a member aggregate facility or an associate member company whose operation applying for this award is located in Illinois and has been looking for a way to further recognize their employees. This operation shall be involved in the aggregates industry and have implemented an innovative solution with proven results demonstrating superior or exemplary contributions in Safety & Health Leadership that engage their employees with the understanding of what is needed to build and sustain an “injury free workplace” through their collective efforts.

An applicant for this award is not required to apply for the IAAP Rock Solid Safety Award.

How will my company and/or its employees be recognized for their leadership efforts?

The award recipient will be recognized in three ways.

  1. You will receive a plaque suitable for display and/or other award recognition as determined by the IAAP Safety Committee.

  2. IAAP staff and/or a Safety Committee member will present the award at the facility or at the IAAP Annual Convention. A photo will be taken of the award presentation for publication in the IAAP Update Newsletter. A press release with the photo may be sent to the local newspaper(s). A press conference may be scheduled, if feasible.

  3. You will be recognized at the IAAP Annual Convention.

My company deserves this recognition! How do I submit an award entry?

IAAP members may apply for this award by submitting the required information detailed on the last page of the entry packet you can download above.