The Queensland Safe Work Awards are now open for nominations, with three new categories in this year's line up.

The new categories are additional to the existing four and include Most significant improvement to work health and safety performance, Best workplace health and wellbeing initiative and Best demonstrated leadership in work health and safety.

Attorney General and Minister for Justice Jarrod Bleijie has invited everyone to actively participate in the Awards.

“Nominations are now open for the 2013 Queensland Safe Work Awards, and I join with Safety Ambassador Mal Meninga in encouraging all organisations to consider nominating and to share their safety solutions,” said Mr Bleijie.

“I look forward to seeing plenty of nominations come in, and to see Queensland continue showing the rest of the country how it’s done.”

Entries close at 5pm on Friday 12 July 2013. Winners will be announced at a ceremony on 8 October 2013. To nominate visit the Safe Work Awards website.