Honoring Achievement

Award nominations are now being accepted in categories for organizations and individuals who make extraordinary contributions to workplace safety and health.

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  • Workplace Safety Program
  • Association
  • Safety Committee
  • Safety and Health Advocate (individual or team)
  • Labor Representative
  • Safety and Health Professional (industry specific)

Awards presented
March 8, 2017




The 2015 GOSH Award recipients

  • Association Awards
    Central Oregon Safety & Health Association
    SafeBuild Alliance
  • Employer Awards
    City of Hillsboro
    Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort
    Purdy Brush
    R&H Construction
  • Safety Committee Awards
    Fortis Construction, Inc.
    Qorvo, formerly TriQuint
  • Safety and Health Advocate (Team)
    TriMet Bus Operators Continuous Improvement Team
    Huntair Target Zero Team
  • Safety and Health Advocate (Individual)
    Cathy Erickson, Thermo Fisher Scientific
    Dan Johnson, Skanska
    Judy West, Clean Water Services
  • Safety and Health Professional Awards
    Corinna Kupelwieser, Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort
    Peter Kimbrel, Orenco Systems, Inc.

GOSH Awards Master of Ceremonies

Stephanie Stricklen, KGW-TV

A Northwest native, Stephanie anchors KGW-TV’s News at Sunrise and is a first-time master of ceremonies for the 2015 GOSH Awards. Her news career has allowed her to embrace adventures such as interviewing the Dalai Lama, rappelling down Portland’s Big Pink (U.S. Bancorp Tower), and flying with the U.S. Navy Blue Angels. She also covers the Olympics.

Stephanie enjoys the outdoors, especially camping and hiking, and loves to travel, both domestically and abroad. She most enjoys spending time with her husband John and their daughter.