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Nominations Now Open for the 2019 National Aquatic Industry Safety Awards

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11/04/2019

The National Aquatic Industry Safety Awards are now taking nominations from the public to recognise individuals, organisation and aquatic facilities professionals for their commitment to safety in their community.

2019 marks the third year of the National Aquatic Industry Safety Awards, an initiative of Royal Life Saving Society – Australia and the National Aquatic Industry Safety Committee.

​Craig Roberts, National Manager Aquatic Industry, Royal Life Saving Society – Australia said, “The awards were established to recognise the people within the industry who dedicate their time to making the lives of millions of Australians safer.”

“By celebrating the excellent work being done by individuals and organisations, our goal is to motivate people within the industry to increase the level of safety for their community, cultivating an environment where health and safety initiatives are continually being reviewed and developed.”

The awards recognise nine separate categories for excellence in aquatic safety. Individuals, organisations or aquatic facilities can be nominated for each category which include:

  • Excellence in Aquatic Technical Operations
  • Excellence in Customer Service
  • Excellence in Facility Design
  • Excellence in Facility Management
  • Excellence in Incident Management
  • Excellence in Public Education
  • Excellence in Risk Management
  • Excellence in Staff Development
  • Excellence in Supervision

Each category winner will be entered as a finalist for:

  • Most outstanding contribution by an individual
  • Most outstanding contribution by an aquatic facility

Watch the 2018 winner's stories below