About this Service

The Governor’s Employee Safety Awards (GESA) were established to promote health and safety in the workplace by recognizing individuals and groups who have provided outstanding health and safety to the state. Awards are presented to individuals or groups who have provided a significant contribution to employee health and safety during the preceding calendar year.

To nominate a candidate, complete the GESA Nomination Form and provide the required documentation. The number of nominations authorized per department are determined by agency size.

Nominations for actions/projects completed in calendar year 2020 are due January 14, 2022. 



Statewide Health and Safety

Office of Risk and Insurance Management
Department of General Services

707 Third St, First Floor
West Sacramento, CA 95605
Phone: (916) 376-5309
Email: statewidehealthandsafety@dgs.ca.gov