Tap into Safety one of 4 Finalists in the WAIOTY 2017 awards
We are very excited that Tap into Safety was announced today as a semi-finalist in the WA Innovator of the Year Awards 2017 Growth Category (WAIOTY 2017) and as a Finalist in the South 32 Designing for Excellence Encouragement Award by the Acting Innovation and ICT Minister Dave Kelly. Four businesses made the finals in the Encouragement Award. Winners will share in $145,000 in prizes at the awards ceremony 1st November 2017 hosted at Frasers in Kings Park.
The awards have run since 2006, and acknowledge and reward exceptional innovators in Western Australia who have developed an outstanding innovative product, technology or service. The innovation must be at the emerging or growth phase of development, and demonstrate an economic, social or environmental benefit for the State.
Comments attributed to Innovation and ICT Minister Dave Kelly:
“The Western Australian Government is committed to raising the profile of innovation in WA and supporting the growth of the State’s innovation-based industries.
“In the lead-up to the awards ceremony in November, all our finalists and semi-finalists will take part in mentoring sessions and workshops on subjects like business management and pitching to investors.
“These sessions are designed to help start-ups and entrepreneurs as they seek to commercialise their ideas.”
Tap into Safety keeps workers physically and mentally safe using innovative software solutions. Hazard Insight is interactive hazard perception training and assessment developed with customised content. All of Me is early intervention mental health software that predicts staff in early mental health decline and provides refresher training on workplace topics that impact mental health. Both solutions have seen improvement in health and safety performance in reducing workplace injury by >10%, equipment damage by 75%, hazard reporting by 150% and increasing help-seeking for mental health issues by 100%.