Work is an important part of life, but no job is worth getting hurt over. Workplace injuries happen in a heartbeat but the resulting injuries can have a lasting impact on your ability to do the things you like to do.
Use your creativity to develop an original video that can be used in social media to illustrate the importance of working safely on the job.
How to enter
Visit the contest page for the province in which you reside and follow the instructions to enter your video. Note that each province has set its own deadline.
Three opportunities to win
Provincial PodiumSee the provincial contest pages for full details about prizes awarded at the provincial level.
National StageWin your provincial contest and you're onto the national stage! The first place video at the Canadian finals will be awarded $2,000, second place will receive $1,500 and third place will receive $1,000. Plus each winning school will receive a matching prize.
Meet the Judges
Fan FavouriteA selection of top videos from the provincial contests will be posted online from Thursday April 26 to Thursday May 3, 2018. They will be nationally viewed and voted on by Canadian residents. The video that receives the most votes will receive an additional $1000 prize.
Celebrate NAOSH Week at your organization by holding a Youth Video Contest Film Fest of the winning provincial and territorial entries from all over Canada.
Here's how to do it:
- Display posters and send announcements inviting staff to drop in and watch all the top videos from the contest.
- Turn a meeting room into a theatre by setting up a projector and screen.
- Connect a laptop with speakers, and run the YouTube playlist of all the top videos (available April 26).
Ideas and tips for a successful Film Fest
- Hold your own "Fan Favourite" voting by providing ballots for staff to jot down their favourite video
- Run the playlist continuously so staff can drop in throughout the day to watch the videos
- Offer door prizes and a draw for those who complete a Fan Favourite ballot
- Offer popcorn or other healthy snacks to munch on
- Share your event photos on social media with the #focusonsafety and #NAOSHWeek hashtags
Deadline for Entry
Each province/territory has set its own deadline
First PlaceZach MacMillan-Kenny from Riverview High School in Riverview, New Brunswick won for the video titled "The Eye"
Second PlaceBen MacMillan and Jacob MacDonald from Morell Regional High School in Morell, PEI won for the video titled "Know Your Limits"
Third PlaceRain Cahigas and Sham Abdullah from Daniel McIntyre Collegiate Institute in Winnipeg, Manitoba won for the video titled "Your Right to Set Things Right"