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Join the NSC Women's Caucus

  • NSC Women's Caucus held its fall 2017 meeting Sept. 25 at NSC Congress & Expo in Indianapolis.

    Are you a woman working in the safety field who would like to network with the top female safety professionals worldwide? If so, we invite you to join the National Safety Council Women's Caucus.

    Meeting Dates for 2018


    Women's Caucus meetings will be held via webinar from 1 to 2 p.m. (CT) on Wednesdays:

    • Jan. 10
    • March 14
    • Aug. 22
    • Dec. 5

    Access the meetings by calling (877) 309-9483. Use Conference #884 304 2629.

    In-person meetings will be held (time TBD):

    • Sunday, May 20, in Rosemont, IL, as part of the Divisions Spring Meetings 
    • Monday, Oct. 22, in Houston, TX, as part of the 2018 NSC Congress and Expo

    Why Join the NSC Women's Caucus?

    Women's Caucus membership benefits include:

    • Exclusive invitations to Women's Caucus meetings
    • Opportunity to create a more inclusive environment for women in the safety field
    • Networking opportunities with female safety professionals throughout the country
    • A safe space to discuss issues that are of particular interest to women working in the safety field
    • Opportunity to receive mentorship and career support from experienced professionals
    • A chance to provide the next generation of female safety professionals with mentoring and career advice
    • The support and camaraderie of like-minded safety professionals


    If this sounds interesting to you, please email Katherine van den Bogert at


    NSC Marion Martin Recognition Award

    The NSC Women's Caucus presents the Marion Martin Recognition Award to one woman annually who demonstrates leadership and has a proven track record in safety. Nominations for 2018 will be accepted beginning Feb. 19.

    Ms. Martin served as secretary of labor and industry in Maine from 1947 to 1962. During her tenure, legislation involving equal pay, industrial safety, child labor and collective bargaining was passed.

From the industrial revolution to the present day, women have played a major role as safety pioneers. Marion Martin, Sarah Bagley, Frances Perkins, Elizabeth Dole and others have worked for more than 100 years to ensure women are equipped to be successful – and safe – throughout their careers.

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