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The Missouri Association of Manufacturers (MAM) Safety Excellence Awards Program was developed to stimulate interest in accident prevention, maintain safe and healthful work environments, and share best practice examples. The goal of the program is to recognize manufacturing companies and individuals that are making significant contributions to safety, health, and/or environmental compliance.
Please click the link below for more detailed descriptions of each award.
Horizon Award (Individual or Corporate, Multi-site or Single-site)
This award recognizes a young manufacturing company and/or individual in the safety/EHS field no more than five (5) years, who has made significant and quantifiable contributions to safety, health, and/or environmental compliance.
Safety Innovation Award (Corporate, Multi-site or Single-site)
This award recognizes a manufacturer that best demonstrates how innovation within the organization has been developed and applied to create significant safety, health and/or environmental improvements and operational effectiveness.
Most Improved (Corporate, Multi-site or Single-site)
This award recognizes a manufacturer that demonstrates the greatest, sustained improvement of safety efforts in the past three (3) years over previous years, which have led to measurable reductions in work-related injuries and illnesses, as verified by workers’ compensation loss run reports and annual worker hours.
Safety Champion of the Year (Individual - self or joint nomination)
This award recognizes an individual who has gone above and beyond his/her scope of work or responsibility to demonstrate his/her commitment to the organization's safety culture, which may include participation on a task force, committee, team or panel. This award is not intended for a professional in a safety management position.
Leader of the Pack (Single-site only)
This award recognizes a manufacturer who is a member in good standing of the Missouri Association of Manufacturers (MAM) that exhibits a proactive approach to safety improvements and risk reduction. Manufacturer must have been a member of MAM, in good standing, for at least one year at the time of application. Manufacturer must be designated VPP, SHARP or equivalent.
Safety Manufacturing Company of the Year (Corporate, Multi-site or Single-site)
This award recognizes a manufacturer for outstanding safety, health, and environmental program achievement. The selected organization’s program may serve as an example to other manufacturers across Missouri.
Safety Professional of the Year (Individual - self or joint nomination)
This award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated the greatest breadth and depth of safety leadership and management skills, and successful implementation of a clear, well-communicated safety strategy. This is the highest recognition awarded at this event.
2021 Safety Excellence Awards
2020 Safety Awards Winners