Itasca, IL –The National Safety Council presented Owens Corning with the Green Cross for Safety medal at its 15th annual fundraising
dinner in Atlanta last night. The dinner honored Owens Corning for its
steadfast commitment to improving safety and health in the workplace and
Chairman of the Board of Directors, Jeff Woodbury, presented the Green Cross for Safety medal to Owens
Corning Group President, Building Materials, Chuck Dana and Owens Corning Group
President, Composite Solutions, Arnaud Genis.
the Green Cross for Safety medal
honors the dedication of all of our employees,” said Owens Corning Chairman and
CEO, Michael H. Thaman. “We lead from safety, which means our ability to execute on safety is a
primary indicator of how we perform as a company.”
company that builds market-leading businesses, global in scope and human in
scale, Owens Corning aspires to keep every employee working and living safely
every day. It operates by the philosophy that living safely is something that
is as important at work as it is at home. Owens Corning is on a journey to zero
injuries which has resulted in 95 percent of its injuries being eliminated over
the past 10 years.
is an honor for the Council to recognize Owens Corning with the Green Cross for Safety medal,” Woodbury
said. “Owens Corning exhibits safety leadership at all levels of the
organization and demonstrates its commitment to safety by building successful
partnerships to save lives and prevent injuries.”
In addition to recognizing
Owens Corning’s achievements, the dinner was an opportunity to raise funds in
support of the Council’s mission of preventing injuries and saving lives at
work, in homes and communities and on the roads.
Past recipients of the Green Cross for Safety medal include Exxon
Mobil Corporation, Dow Chemical Company, Schneider Electric North America, Exelon
Nuclear, FirstGroup, Delta Air Lines, UPS, DuPont, Liberty Mutual Group,
Chrysler Group of DaimlerChrysler, Kenny Construction Company, Ryder System
Inc., Intel Corporation and AK Steel.
Pictured above from left to right: Constance Bayne, Liberty Mutual Group; Arnaud Genis, Owens Corning; Chuck Dana, Owens Corning; and Jeff Woodbury, NSC Board Chairman. Photo credit: James Mauro
About Owens Corning
Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) is a leading
global producer of residential and commercial building materials, glass-fiber
reinforcements and engineered materials for composite systems. A Fortune®
500 company for 59 consecutive years, Owens Corning builds market-leading
businesses global in scope and human in scale. In business for more than 75
years, Owens Corning is an innovator of glass-fiber technology with sales of
$5.3 billion in 2013 and about 15,000 employees in 27 countries. Additional
information is available at: www.owenscorning.com.
About the National Safety Council
in 1913 and chartered by Congress, the National Safety Council, nsc.org, is a nonprofit
organization whose mission is to save lives by preventing injuries and deaths
at work, in homes and communities, and on the road through leadership,
research, education and advocacy. NSC advances this mission by partnering with
businesses, government agencies, elected officials and the public in areas
where we can make the most impact – distracted driving, teen driving, workplace
safety, prescription drug overdoses and Safe Communities. Safety+Health magazine, the Council’s flagship
publication, is a leading source of occupational safety and health information.