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NSC Announces 2016 Green Cross for Safety Award Winners

  • The National Safety Council announced the winners of the 2016 Green Cross for Safety awards.* Three finalists were named in each category; the winners were announced at the Green Cross for Safety dinner May 12.

    All entries were subject to a technical review by NSC staff. The top entries in each category were forwarded to the Green Cross Review Committee, which is made up of individuals representing all disciplines of safety and does not include NSC staff.

    Safety Excellence

    Corporation, coalition or organization that, through unrelenting pursuit of safety, created a life-saving and injury-preventing solution. Results benefit the greater good.

    Meet the Safety Excellence Award Winner and Finalists


    Safety Innovation
    Corporation, coalition, organization or individual that has achieved evidence-based success by taking an innovative approach to solving a long-held safety challenge.

    Meet the Safety Innovation Award Winner and Finalists


    Safety Advocate
    Individual who has made a significant personal impact on a safety issue to raise awareness and prevent further injuries and deaths.

    Meet the Safety Advocate Award Winner and Finalists


    * Green Cross for Safety awards have celebrated excellence in workplace safety since 2000. Beginning in 2016, the program expanded to also encompass safety achievements in homes and communities, and in transportation.

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