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Ontario to hold second workplace safety student video awards contest

Toronto, ON -- Dec. 27, 2002 -- The Second Annual Ontario Workplace Safety & Insurance Board Student Video Awards C...


Toronto, ON — Dec. 27, 2002 — The Second Annual Ontario Workplace Safety & Insurance Board Student Video Awards Contest has been announced. It has a deadline of March 28, 2003.

High school students from Ontario are invited to submit a wide variety of program styles, in either French or English, on the theme, “Work Smart, Work Safe.” Documentaries, dramas, commercials, news reports, music videos and animations all are acceptable formats.

A panel of media professionals, as well as representatives from government and education, will select the three top videos and award nine certificates of merit. Winners are selected based upon the following criteria: creativity, technical standards, performance, information conveyed, and overall quality of delivery.

Prizes are $1,000, $750 and $500 for first, second and third place.

Contest details for the Second Annual Ontario Workplace Safety Student Video Awards Contest 2003 can be downloaded as a PDF file from http://www.wsib.on.ca/wsib/wsibsite.nsf/public/PreventionStudentVideoContest. For further information about the contest, telephone 1-800-663-6639.