OSSTF/FEESO Awards of Recognition for Members

Jennifer MacLean Health and Safety Award · Guidelines





The Jennifer MacLean Health & Safety Award was established in honour of a District 21 Hamilton-Wentworth occasional teacher and health and safety activist.  The award recognizes outstanding achievement in the area of health and safety by an OSSTF/FEESO member.  Please submit your nomination to the Chair of the Health and Safety/Workplace Safety and Insurance Act Committee no later than January 31st.

The recipient of the Jennifer MacLean Health and Safety Award will have demonstrated the following attributes:

  • Certified member on a Joint Health and Safety Committee
  • Demonstrated leadership in dealing with health and safety issues
  • Instrumental in providing exceptional health and safety training
  • Involvement at the provincial level and/or the broader labour community is an asset


Who can propose?

Any active Bargaining Unit Member in OSSTF/FEESO

Who must nominate?

District and/or Bargaining Unit Executive

Who is eligible?

All active members of OSSTF/FEESO in good standing, with the exception of current members of the Health and Safety/Workplace Safety and Insurance Act committee

What is required?

Provide concrete examples to support the nomination

Where will the presentation occur?


Award Format

  • A large plaque engraved with names of annual recipients to be kept in the Protective Services Department

  • A donation will be made in the recipient’s name to the LifeQuilt project, commemorating young workers killed and injured on the job

  • Recognition to be presented to the award recipient at AMPA