The NDSC’s awards program honors member companies with outstanding safety programs; employees and instructors who make safety a top priority; and those who have gone above and beyond to improve safety in their workplaces and the communities they serve.





The NDSC hosts two separate ceremonies to honor award recipients:



Ceremony of Champions
This event is held each February on the final day of the NDSC’s Annual Safety & Health Conference in Bismarck. During this ceremony, the NDSC honors recipients of the following awards:



The NDSC is currently accepting nominations for these two awards. Simply click the links above to download the applications. Submit completed applications to


Spring Safety & Health Awards Banquet
Recipients of the following awards are recognized at this event, held each spring in Bismarck:

  • Workplace Safety Merit Award
  • Outstanding Safety Instructor
  • Safe Driver Award – Division 1 & 2
  • Star Driver Award – Division 1 & 2
  • Community Advancement Award
  • Safety Improvement Award
  • Safety Management Excellence Award


Review the award criteria here.


Applications for the 2018 Safety & Health Awards will be available in January 2019.