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HSE Prize

The University of Oslo's HSE Prize is awarded annually to a person or group at UiO who has made a significant contribution to the work environment at its unit or UiO as a whole. The prize was established in 2016 by UiO's working environment committee and is a continuation of Frode Olsgard's memorial prize.

Prize and award ceremony

The recipient of the prize is awarded up to NOK 50,000 for an HSE-related activity.

The HSE prize is awarded during the annual LAMU seminar in March.

Award Criteria

Based on an overall assessment, the prize is awarded to an employee who, beyond what one can expect,

  • in their daily work conduct practical and psycho-social HSE work that contributes to improving the working environment for employees and students
  • sets HSE and working environment culture high on their agenda
  • helps to increase the understanding and knowledge of the work on health, environment and safety
  • through their offices, research or daily work helps to put important issues within the working environment and learning environment on the agenda
  • exercise work or measures that help create a better working environment or promote an inclusive working life.

Nominate a candidate

If you know of a person who you think deserves this award, send an e-mail to the Unit for HSE and emergency preparedness by 15 February.

Include a statement of up to two A4 pages. The statement should explain how the proposed candidate meets the award criteria.

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Published Jan. 30, 2019 11:03 AM - Last modified Jan. 30, 2019 11:34 AM