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Queens Hotel, Leeds  |  15 June 2017

Health Leadership Award sponsored by Eversheds Sutherland











This Award is for recognition of the company or site that can demonstrate a sustainable healthy workplace programme through excellence in health leadership.





The Award is open to any chemical manufacturing company / site or one associated / working with it. Following initial judging, applicants will be notified if they have been short-listed by 14 April. The winner will be announced at the Chemical Industry Awards Dinner on 15 June in Leeds and a representative from each shortlisted company will receive an invitation to attend. Winning applicants should be willing to participate in publicity. Previous winners (except 2016) and applicants are encouraged to apply (evidence required of continuous improvement).





  • The judges will be looking for best practice together with evidence of continuous improvement. Further guidance on what is best practice for each of the health systems can be found at
  • Good health leadership should incorporate the following aspects...
  • (If questioned) Senior managers know how their workforce are protected from hazardous substances e.g. carcinogens.
  • Governance mechanisms for workplace health are included within the organisation’s policy, prescribing management expectations, commitments and corporate/site activities.
  • Workplace health is on the agenda, alongside safety and environment, for all board/site management team meetings
  • A designated site management team member is responsible for health leadership.
  • Senior managers show personal leadership of and involvement in health improvement via communication, performance monitoring and objective setting.
  • Senior managers take part in plant visits, tours, audits and inspections.
  • Senior managers actively promote health management principles and ask questions on health internally and externally.
  • Workplace health risks from chemical processes are understood by all.
  • A positive notification/reporting culture exists for health (and safety and environment) to help drive continuous improvement.





The judging panel will consist of the Sponsor, a CIA member of staff and an independent expert.





Entries to be made electronically, in confidence to Mike Lancaster on the Entry Form signed by a member of the company leadership team, by 10 April 2017.





For further information please contact:


Mike Lancaster


Kings Buildings

Smith Square


SW10 3JJ


Tel: 01430 421077





Please click here to download the application form.

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