Organisations of all shapes and sizes have been invited to enter one or more of the 12 categories.

Every shortlisted nominee will also be considered for the Special Recognition Award

The online nomination line has now closed

All entries that are shortlisted will be announced Monday 15 July at 9am

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Please ensure you refer to the full list of award categories and criteria details when filling out your application.

Reasons to enter:
 Celebrate your achievements.
 Acknowledge your team/individual efforts.
 Champion the businesses' involvement with community groups.
 Be seen as award winning
 Gain positive PR, free of charge.

For further information please contact the Hand on Heart team on 0845 071 0822

Criteria Required/What the judges will be looking for:


Why did this individual or group stand out?
 Why was this nomination important to you or the community?
How did they make their establishment/organisation Heart Safe?
Has the establishment/organisation taken part in any fundraising activities?
What resources were invested?
What was their strategy?
Success stories?
 

 

Categories

The 2019 UK Heart Safe Award categories are:

Community Responder Award

Property and Construction Award

Educational Award

Emergency Services Award

Fundraiser of the Year

Large Business Award

Leisure Industry Award

Life Saver of the Year

Not for Profit Award

Professional Services Award

Retailer Award

SME Business Award

 

Category Criteria

Community Responders Award

To recognise an outstanding community responder scheme which has provided life support care using a defibrillator 

Property and Construction Award

To applaud outstanding achievements of property or construction business that has invested in lifesaving equipment and that complements their first aid procedures by having a defibrillator on site

Educational Award:

Open to schools, colleges, universities or an educational scheme that has invested in lifesaving equipment on site and who has provided employees, students and individuals with lifesaving skills and helped to create heart safe environments  

Fundraiser of the Year 

To recognise a tireless fundraiser who has gone beyond all expectations to raise funds for a heart related charity to create heart safe environments within their chosen community

Large Business Award

Open to business with over 100 employees, which has invested in lifesaving equipment and staff training to provide a heart safe environment for their employees, customers and visitors

Leisure Industry Award

To recognise a business from any leisure, tourist or sports venue which has invested in lifesaving equipment and staff training to provide heart safe environments for their employees and visitors

Lifesaver of the Year 

To recognise an individual who has personally saved a life using a defibrillator and lifesaving skills at work, home or in the community

Not for Profit Award

To celebrate an outstanding Not for Profit organisation, which has invested in lifesaving equipment and staff training to provide heart safe environments for their employees, customers and visitors

Professional Services Award

To recognise a business from the ‘Service Sector’ such as financial services, legal, supply chain providers who have invested in lifesaving equipment and staff training to provide heart safe environments for staff and customers

Retailer Award

To applaud an outstanding shopping centre or retailer, which has invested in lifesaving equipment and staff training to provide heart safe environments for their employees and customers

SME Business Award

To celebrate an outstanding business with 1 - 99 employees, which has invested in lifesaving equipment and staff training to provide heart safe environment for their employees, customers and visitors

Special Recognition Award

All organisation and individuals from each category that have been shortlisted will be entered this category.

This award will recognise an individual, a group or organisation who are deserving of special recognition.

They will have achievements which have contributed to saving lives, sharing lifesaving skills, or making a difference to a business or community.