Young Workers Zone
Youth Video Contest 2017: Focus on Safety

Work is an important part of life, but no job is worth getting hurt over. Workplace injuries happen in a heartbeat but the resulting injuries can have a lasting impact on your ability to do the things you like to do.

Use your creativity to develop an original video that can be used in social media to illustrate the importance of working safely on the job.

How to enter

Visit the contest page for the province in which you reside and follow the instructions to enter your video. Note that each province has set its own deadline.

Three opportunities to win

Provincial Podium

See the provincial contest pages for full details about prizes awarded at the provincial level.

National Stage

Win your provincial contest and you're onto the national stage! The first place video at the Canadian finals will be awarded $2,000, second place will receive $1,500 and third place will receive $1,000. Plus each winning school will receive a matching prize.

Fan Favourite

A selection of top videos from the provincial contests will be posted online from Thursday April 26 to Thursday May 3, 2018. They will be nationally viewed and voted on by Canadian residents. The video that receives the most votes will receive an additional $1000 prize.


2017 Canadian Winners

Congratulations to all our winners!


Zach MacMillan-Kenny from Riverview High School in Riverview, New Brunswick won for the video titled
"The Eye"

Ben MacMillan and Jacob MacDonald from Morell Regional High School in Morell, PEI won for the video titled
"Know Your Limits"
Rain Cahigas and Sham Abdullah from Daniel McIntyre Collegiate Institute in Winnipeg, Manitoba won for the video titled
"Your Right to Set Things Right"


Shannen Garibay and Maria Himbeault from Clavet Composite School in Clavet, Saskatchewan received the most votes for their video named "Focus on Safety".

Watch all the inspiring videos from our 2017 National Contest.


Each province/territory has set its own deadline

*Employees of provincial or federal workers' compensation boards, provincial and federal ministries and departments of labour, the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety and their immediate family members are not eligible.


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