Nominations are being accepted for the 2017 Oregon GOSH Awards, which will honor organizations and individuals who make extraordinary contributions to workplace safety and health.

The awards will be presented March 8, 2017, as part of the Oregon Governor’s Occupational Safety and Health (GOSH) Conference, scheduled March 6-9. The conference, the largest of its kind in the Northwest, will be held at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland.

Nominees will compete with like-sized organizations in the following categories:

  • Workplace safety program
  • Association
  • Safety committee
  • Safety and health advocate (individual or team)
  • Labor Representative
  • Safety and health professional (industry specific)

Applications are available at and are due Oct. 31, 2016. This date reflects the extended deadline.

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