The CSHEMA Rising Star Award seeks to honor outstanding individual CSHEMA members who are new to safety as a profession.

Judges will be evaluating:

  • Measurable impacts made by the nominee
  • Examples of work done at the university/institution, university community, or safety working group/department
  • Organization and presentation of material for evaluation


The nominee should be new to the profession of academic Environmental Health & Safety (1–2 years). The person should be producing at a high level and making a measurable change in the safety culture of their institution. 


 To be eligible to receive the award, the following requirements must be met:  

  1. The nominee's institution must be a CSHEMA institutional member in good standing
  2. The complete application must accompany a narrative
  3. Application must include the name of the member university, the nominee’s name, and a narrative that describes the nominee's impact to safety
  4. Submit a short narrative that can be read at the award ceremony if contacted about being the awarded nominee

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