WEF Safety

The purpose of this award is to encourage active and effective safety programs in the water environment field, and to recognize entities that not only invest their resources to develop high quality safety programs and adopt them within their own culture, but also actively seek out opportunities to share these programs with others in the water industry for the benefit of all.

This award is presented annually by WEF to an industry, municipality, organization, utility, or other entity engaged in the protection of the water environment to recognize the success of their efforts to promote safety and educate the water industry.


i. Documented safety program and materials.
ii. Documented success in improving or maintaining a safe
    working environment.
iii. Documented internal and external promotional programs.
iv. Documented cooperative and/or outreach programs.
v.  Documented use of injury data.
vi. Other unique efforts demonstrated by the applicant related
     to promoting safety in the water environment field.


1. Nomination Form
2. Release Form certifying that the applicant is not currently
    under any review or active safety related litigation
3. One page description of the applicant's type of
    work/business or other relation to the water environment
4. One page narrative detailing the specific reasons for
5. Supporting exhibits that document and illustrate the
    applicant's safety efforts.
6. Any other supporting material required under the criteria, or
    that will help in the selection process.

Nominations Accepted From:

1. Member Associations
2. WEF Members

Nominations Deadline:

Please submit a final copy of your nomination to  by April 1st.