Nominations Sought for Workplace Safety and Workforce Development Awards

CHEYENNE - The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services (DWS) and its partners are accepting nominations for workplace safety and workforce development awards. The awards will be presented at the 2019 Wyoming Safety and Workforce Summit on July 9 at the Little America Hotel and Resort in Cheyenne.

The Wyoming Safety and Workforce Summit is a joint effort between DWS, the Wyoming OSHA Commission and the Wyoming Workforce Development Council.

The DWS Workforce Standards Division will present four safety awards to Wyoming employers demonstrating a strong safety culture and excellence in safety and health programs. Wyoming Oil and Gas Safety Alliance will present the Stop Work Authority Award, and the State Mine Inspector will present the State Mine Awards.

The Wyoming Workforce Development Council will present four awards this year: Veteran Employer of the Year, Youth Employer of the Year, Large Employer of the Year and Small Employer of the Year. These awards will honor Wyoming employers for their commitment to developing Wyoming's workforce.

The nomination period closes May 20.

For more information on the 2019 Safety & Workforce Awards, please visit here.

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