Every year, we present awards to organizations and individuals in our network who are leading the way in workplace health and safety. All applications are carefully reviewed by our advisory board — a team of experts from private, nonprofit, and academic backgrounds — and award winners are announced at our annual event. Start practicing your best drum roll beat!

Awardees receive:

  • Marketing materials including a video spotlight, professional photographs, a press release template, and social media marketing templates*

  • Recognition on our website

  • An award plaque

  • One free ticket to attend our annual event

  • Letters of commendation

*Does not apply to the Director's Award.

Know an organization that deserves recognition for their efforts to create a culture of health, safety and well-being? Encourage them to complete our Healthy Workplace Assessment and award application.

The 2019 awards cycle has not begun. Check back soon for more information about the 2019 application process. To learn more about our awards, please see the information below.


Halo Award

The Halo Award is our most prestigious award. This award recognizes one Certified Healthy Business Leader, our highest level of certification, that is going above and beyond to improve the health and safety of their employees, their employees’ families, and their community. Any current Certified Healthy Business Leader is eligible for this award.

Champion of Innovation Award

The Champion of Innovation Award recognizes one organization that is taking a fresh, innovative approach to promoting health and safety in their workplace. Any current Healthy Business, at Leader, Partner, Certified, or Kick-Start levels, is eligible for this award.

Director’s Award

The Director’s Award is given to an individual who demonstrates leadership in Total Worker Health®, an integrated approach to promoting the health, safety, and well-being of workers. Anyone who works for a current Healthy Business (at Leader, Partner, Certified, or Kick-Start levels) is eligible. Applicants may submit an application on their own behalf or for someone else.

Champion of Well-Being Awards

Our Champion of Well-Being Awards recognize one outstanding business in each of the three levels of Healthy Business certification: Certified, Partner, and Leader. Eligibility for this award is based current certification status and Health Links Assessment scores.

Nominees are selected by our team and advisory board and invited to submit supplemental application materials.