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Excellence in Safety & Health Award


Deadline: February 20, 2019

The Oregon Safety & Health Section is excited to announce the nomination period for the second annual OFCA/SDIS Excellence in Safety & Health Award. This award will be presented at the Oregon Fire Chiefs Association spring conference and is presented by the OFCA and Special Districts Insurance Services (SDIS) Trust.


The purpose of the Oregon Safety & Health Section Award program is to recognize significant contributions to the overall environment of health and safety in their own organizations and within the Oregon fire service.

Excellence in Safety & Health Award

The Excellence in Safety & Health Award recognizes an individual, program, or organization that has demonstrated a unique commitment to fire service health and safety. In 2017, one award will be presented in one of the following categories:

  • Individual – in recognition of personal commitment and achievement in the area of safety and health. Individuals serving at any level within, or in partnership with, the Oregon fire service may be considered for this award.
  • Organizational – in recognition for outstanding commitment or significant contribution in the area of fire service safety and health. Fire departments, public agencies, private companies, work groups (e.g., training division, safety committee) and other organizations that are affiliated with the Oregon fire service may be considered for this award.
  • Program – in recognition of efforts locally or across Oregon that provide innovative or significant contributions to fire service safety and health. This recognition may be awarded to any program (public, private, or cross-sector partnership) affecting the safety and health of Oregon’s fire service which involves the efforts of individuals from more two or more organizations.
Nomination Packet