O[yes] announces 2022 Safety Media Contest winners

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Oregon High School students were invited to create either a 30-90 second video or a graphic design that inspires young workers to think twice about their personal health and safety at work. Submissions had to incorporate the tagline “Work. It can be more dangerous than you think.” and highlight the theme “Young Worker Mental Well-Being.” This annual contest is sponsored by the Oregon Young Employee Safety Coalition, better known as O[yes].

This year’s finalists came from four high schools spanning across the state: North Eugene High School (Eugene), Crook County High School (Prineville), West Linn High School (West Linn), Parkrose High School (Portland), Pendleton High School (Pendleton), Grant High School (Portland).

The winners of the 2021-2022 O[yes] Media Contest have been selected! Watch the winning videos and see the winning graphic designs on the O[yes] webpage.

The top winners in each category were:

Video category

1st place – Parkrose High School, “Balancing Act” ($500)

2nd place – Pendleton High School, “Be Bold for Better Balance” ($400)

3rd place –Grant High School, “Workplace Stress” ($300)

Finalist – Centennial High School, “Balancing Work”

Graphic design category

1st place – North Eugene High School, “Work. Graphic” ($500)

2nd place – Crook County High School, “Safety presentation” ($400)

3rd place – West Linn High School, “Too much to handle!” ($300)

Finalists –

  • Spray School, “Work Pressure”
  • West Linn High School, “The unseen struggle”
  • West Linn High School, “Think twice”

The 1st place winning teams in each category also earned a matching award for their schools!

Thank you to all the students that entered this year’s contest. We look forward to seeing your submissions next year!

Learn more about O[yes]. 

This contest is sponsored by O[yes] and these organizations: