Prevention Link’s Disability Prevention Activist Award
Background: Prevention Link’s Disability Prevention Activist Award goes to a workers compensation activist who has demonstrated outstanding leadership and perseverance in advancing disability prevention or accommodation issues in the community and/or workplace. Also, how this person has educated or increased awareness to others and or any workers compensation or disability rights contribution experience.
Eligibility Criteria: The selection of an individual recipient of the Prevention Link’s Disability Activist Award is based on exceptional achievement and union/community activism in workers compensation or secondary prevention issues.
Actions/activities that could be considered criteria for the award are achievements, efforts, education and perseverance to the issue, notable leadership and years of service. The nominee should have promoted accommodation or access to compensation issues, educated or increased awareness to others and fought for access to benefits / injured workers rights.
Please describe the nominee’s achievements, efforts or leadership and how their disability prevention activism has positively impacted the labour movement and their community allies. (injured workers, vulnerable workers).