Young Person of the Year Award 2017

[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_custom_heading text=”The Jeff Marsh Award” font_container=”tag:h2|text_align:left|color:%23f06827″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text]The Jeff Marsh Award recognises the efforts and achievements of young people in the field of Health & Safety.   The award was the brainchild of Steve Horrocks who worked tirelessly to ensure the health and safety of everybody affected by work activities. Steve’s particular interest in the subject was focussed as a young man when a friend of his, Jeff Marsh, was killed in an industrial accident. From this point Steve made the safety of young people a major element of his work. When Steve received an award from RoSPA for his lifetime commitment to Health & Safety he saw the opportunity to create something that would recognise the life of his friend and reward the efforts of young people at work.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″ css=”.vc_custom_1456127836118{background-color: #f4f4f4 !important;}”][vc_custom_heading text=”Key Contact” font_container=”tag:h2|text_align:left|color:%23f06827″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_single_image image=”7832″ img_size=”100×100″ alignment=”center”][vc_column_text]Kelly Haslam

Tel: +44 (0) 1204 525511
Fax: +44 (0)1204 525520
Email:[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator color=”custom” border_width=”5″ accent_color=”#8cba3e”][vc_custom_heading text=”Occupational Health and Safety Young Person of the Year Award 2017″ font_container=”tag:h2|text_align:left|color:%23f06827″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text]Who should enter?

Occupational Health and Safety Young Person of the Year Award seeks to acknowledge and celebrate an apprentice’s or young person’s exceptional occupational health and safety progress and their contribution to safety in the workplace during their apprenticeship or work experience.

  • To enter, Applicants must be based in the North West of England.
  • Applicants are expected to be between the ages of 16 to 25, although there will be some leeway on the upper age limit depending on the nature of the application.

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” font_container=”tag:h2|text_align:left|color:%23f06827″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text]Applicants must read these entry guidelines carefully before complete the Occupational Health and Safety Young Person of the Year Award application form.

Download the Occupational Health and Safety Young Person of the Year Award application form below or contact

The closing date for entries is May 19th 2017. Entries received after this date will not be accepted. The winner will receive notification on the end of May 2017 and the award will be presented at the Stephen Horrocks Memorial Conference to be held in 22nd  June 2017 , at the North Manchester Health and Safety Advisory Group annual event.

Send completed award form to email address:

The Awards Administrator marked Jeff Marsh Award submission[/vc_column_text][vc_message icon_type=”typicons” css_animation=”left-to-right” icon_typicons=”typcn typcn-download”][download id=”8027″][/vc_message][vc_custom_heading text=”Prize” font_container=”tag:h2|text_align:left|color:%23f06827″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text]The prize for the award consists of a certificate, a trophy, money voucher and supporting gifts.[/vc_column_text][vc_custom_heading text=”Completing the Form” font_container=”tag:h2|text_align:left|color:%23f06827″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text]Judges are looking for exemplar Young People who can have shown tremendous progress in health and safety throughout their work placement, apprenticeship or employment, as well as demonstrating the difference they have made to the occupational health and safety of the organisation they worked in.

Make sure you give the judges hard evidence to base their decisions on. Include examples which demonstrate your inspirational qualities through commitment to your personal development; outstanding contributions to developing a safe workplace; where you have exceeded expectations; and on your achievement and attainment in occupational health and safety.

Applications ideally should be completed and submitted by the young person themselves. Young people could seek assistance from their employer or provider to ensure the answers are completed as fully as possible. Applicants should ensure that they keep within the word count, and that they write succinctly using plain English, avoiding jargon.

Applications allow you to attach supporting evidence. This allows you to include photographs, a chart, table or graph to help demonstrate metrics such as statistics, quantifiable information and comparative data. Remember to provide a base line to show how you have progressed in health and safety during your work placement, employment or apprenticeship.

All applications require a reference and it is strongly recommended that the employer completes this.[/vc_column_text][vc_custom_heading text=”Key Dates” font_container=”tag:h2|text_align:left|color:%23f06827″ use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text]Closing date for entries – 19th May 2017
Winner notified – end of May 2017
Prize award – 22nd  June 2017[/vc_column_text][vc_message icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-file-pdf-o”][download id=”8027″][/vc_message][/vc_column][/vc_row]