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

Deadline for award submissions is March 31, 2024.

Submit a Rising Star Award Nomination HERE

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 about the nominee’s accomplishments that can be read at the award ceremony. The narrative should be no more than three pages using a minimum font size of 12 points, double-spaced. Screenshots and photos may be included.
  3. Submission of a complete application by March 31, 2024.

Submit a Rising Star Award Nomination HERE

Use the Individual Awards Submission Form to nominate a member for the Rising Star Award.

  • Important Note: The form is created in Google Forms and requires you to log into a Google account prior to submitting an application.
  • If you have any difficulty using the form, please contact the CSHEMA Central Office via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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