The winning and finalist photographs will be displayed prominently on the Photo Contest web page.
Additionally, first, second and third place winners' photographs will be framed and displayed within OSHA's National Office in Washington, D.C., serving as a daily reminder of the real-life impacts of OSHA's mission for leading policymakers and prominent professionals.
The first place winner will also receive a framed certificate from U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis. Second and third place winners will also receive a framed certificate from Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health Dr. David Michaels.
Winner Selection Process
Verification of Eligibility
All submissions will be reviewed by staff at OSHA's National Office to determine eligibility. Assessments will be conducted to ensure that submissions do not violate any rule(s), law(s), or policies of the U.S. Department of Labor, as well as adhere to the full contest rules herein.
Selection of Semi-Finalists
Once a pool of eligible entries has been determined, semi-finalists will be determined by OSHA staff with expertise in safety and health, communications, and photography. Semi-finalists will be selected based on the panel's interpretation of the “Judging Criteria.”
Selection of Winning Photograph
An expert panel of judges will review semi-finalist entries and select finalists and a winner. The winner will be notified by e-mail. Learn more about the expert panel.