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Who Are the Rising Stars of Safety?

  • The National Safety Council will accept nominations for the ninth class of NSC Rising Stars of Safety on Feb. 18. Every year, NSC presents the Rising Stars of Safety Award to the next generation of safety leaders younger than 40 who show a dedication to safety leadership at work.

    All qualifying employees can be nominated, including employees working abroad. Companies are encouraged to nominate all of their potential winners each year. Nominations for the 2018 Rising Stars of Safety will open Feb. 18-April 15. Learn more about the Rising Stars of Safety.

    Submit a Nomination

Congratulations to the 2017 Rising Stars of Safety

The National Safety Council was proud to celebrate its eighth class of Rising Stars of Safety at the 2017 NSC Congress & Expo in Indianapolis in September. Learn more about the honorees in the September issue of Safety+Health magazine.

"Our Rising Stars understand that safety is not a spectator sport," said NSC President and CEO Deborah Hersman. "Their dedication to creating a safety culture at their workplaces helps ensure their colleagues go home safely every day. We are thrilled to recognize their inspiring work."

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    ​Establish meaningful connections with tomorrow’s safety leaders by sponsoring a Rising Stars of Safety awardee.

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