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Liberty Mutual Safety Innovation Award

2021 Award Application

Liberty Mutual Insurance and CPWR invite you to submit innovations released by you (published, patented, or made available for public use or sale) during the period between January 1, 2020 and February 28, 2021 that are designed to reduce the risk of injuries and/or fatalities in the construction industry. An applicant may be an individual or organization.

The winner of the Liberty Mutual Safety Innovation Award in Construction will receive a $15,000 cash prize and a plaque. In addition, honorable mention awards may be bestowed at the discretion of the judging panel. Each honorable mention will receive a $5,000 cash prize. Framed certificates will be awarded to each member of an honorable mention awardee’s team.

Finalists will be recognized at a national safety-related conference, as well as in news releases and articles distributed broadly to the insurance industry, trade and union publications, and other relevant organization and stakeholder publications.

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  • In ten words or less please provide the title for your innovation award entry:
  • Choose the earliest date that the essential nature of the innovation was revealed to the public or a patent granted. Note: Judges will conduct an independent search to determine the earliest date the innovation appeared publicly. Innovations made public before January 1, 2020 will not be eligible.
  • In 300 words or less, please describe the risk that your innovation will address:
  • In 300 words or less, please describe the risk that your innovation will address:
  • In 300 words or less, please provide evidence that the intervention has or will, for example, improve safety climate; reduce or eliminate a hazard or exposure; reduce injuries/illnesses; improve project management practices, procurement, selection of contractors or how work is organized:
  • In 100 words or less, please describe how this invention can be scaled to small construction firms:
  • In 100 words or less, please describe the current or anticipated return on investment relative to innovation costs:
  • In 100 words or less please describe the likelihood of bringing the innovation to market and/or reduction of barriers to adoption:
  • In 300 words or less please provide a testimonial from at least one stakeholder


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    Please attach at least one high-resolution photo. You may include up to four photos. Each photo should be no larger than 20MB. Please begin photo file name with the project title.

    Allowed file types include .jpg, .png, and .tif.


  • Accepted file types: mp4.
    Please attach a 3-5 minute video describing and/or demonstrating use of the intervention (evidence-based technology, work practice, or program). Please begin the video file name with the project title.

    Your video file must be formatted as .mp4 with a maximum file size of no more than 256 MB.


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