A SafERR Ambassador is a person who takes action to bring health and safety education into homes, schools, campuses and communities working alongside with volunteers and other members of the society who are capable of taking proactive actions on issues bordering on health and safety and emergency response readiness.
He is a person who uses his/her good offices in Promoting Health and Safety, while saving lives.
He is a person directly or indirect in charge of the affairs (well-being and productivity) of people in both public (government) and private (for profit and not for profit organizations) sectors of life.
To become a SafERR Ambassador, you would have to be nominated or via application to the WSO National Office for Nigeria. Once your application is reviewed and accepted, you would be contacted on the investiture details and a date would be selected. Investiture ceremonies are mostly carried out during the WSO annual conference in Nigeria and during other WSO functions.
SafERR Ambassadors are required to serve for a period of one year and they may apply for a new term and be reappointed after review by the WSO Nigerian Office.
SafERR Ambassadors will receive a medal, recognition award, brooch and be listed as honorary members of the World Safety Organization, globally, and have their work and impact showcased at all programs and conferences (national & international) to show that they are helping to promote the WSO goal of Making Safety a Way of Life Worldwide, while Promoting Health & Safety, Saving Lives.
Such medals and awards can be placed in your office and added to your resume and profiles, while your brooch can be proudly displayed on your shirt or jacket. Ambassadors would also get subsidized training services for their organizations and get special benefits from time to time. Their works are also showcased on the SafERR website: https://www.saferrngeria.org.ng
None members of WSO can become SafERR Ambassadors and all the requirements and nomination forms are available on the SafERR website. Ambassadors would be required to choose a safety program to implement in any location of their choice and would be given access to materials – presentations, forms, letters, etc. required to get started.
SafERR Ambassadors have no age barrier/limit; and it is opened to individuals and corporate entities interested in pushing health and safety forward.
The SafERR Ambassador Program is to encourage individuals to engage with their communities (workplaces, groups…) on issues of safety, security, health and environment.
If you or someone you know is passionate about improving safety and health in your/their community and creating a veritable platform for engaging with people from all works of life, the SafERR Ambassador program is a great place to start.
SafERR Ambassadors will become involved for different reasons and would bring on board different ideas about how to encourage their friends, peer group etc. to think about their safety. WSO is committed to giving Ambassadors as much help as we can, and also utilizing the opportunity to learn from Ambassadors on how to implement the best ideas in different context.