Recognition of a member company / department’s Accident and Injury Prevention Program.
In June 1997, President C. Daniel Davis, Jr., charged the EMS Committee with the implementation of an awards program encouraging member companies to participate in year-round or special short duration programs in the prevention of accidental injury and/or death. The original program contained an extra class recognizing the efforts of those county associations providing such programs. The program was formally announced during the 1998 Convention with the first awards being bestowed during the 1999 Convention.
Projects may be submitted by a department or organization within a member department provided it is verified by the President or Chief of the department. County programs must be verified by the County Association President or Chief Officer.
The awards are presented each year at the annual convention for the following categories: