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Get Involved with the NSC Professional Safety Network; Join a Division Today

  • NSC members are invited to join one or more of the Council’s industry/interest-specific divisions. As a division member, you will be involved with the most trusted name in safety and have the opportunity to lend your expertise to activities that impact NSC and its policies. Division members benefit from top-notch educational sessions, live webinars and networking opportunities.

    Get to Know the Divisions at NSC Congress & Expo

    All NSC Divisions will hold meetings at the 2017 Congress & Expo, which will be held at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis Sept. 23-29. This is an ideal opportunity to become a part of this professional safety network.

    NSC Congress & Expo is the world's largest annual event for safety, health and environmental professionals. NASCAR driver, business executive and community leader Kyle Petty will be the keynote speaker this year.

    Save money by registering before Aug. 18. Get the NSC Division meeting schedule and more information about NSC Congress & Expo.

  • Upcoming Webinars

    Thursday, Sept. 14, 1:30 p.m. (CT)

    Mellissa Gerhardt, product manager of FR Clothing & Arc Flash PPE at NSA, will share her expertise in the area of women's personal protective equipment. This one-hour webinar will cover employer responsibility and best practices, PPE issues facing women, how comfort aids compliance and unique technology for women.

    Register Now

    Wednesday, Oct. 11, 10 a.m. (CT)

    Learn from a safety leader. John Horne, director of safety and health for PotashCorp, will discuss how the company successfully shifted their serious injury and fatality prevention strategy to a holistic approach. PotashCorp strategy incorporates reactive data and investigation, a proactive method of identifying serious injury and fatality prevention in routine work, and integration of serious injury and fatality prevention into all safety processes.

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  • ​​NSC Professional Safety Network

    NSC has a division for most every industry, and all NSC members are invited to join a division aligned with their expertise. The NSC professional safety network includes:

    • Business and Industry: Represents more than 20 major industries, including retail, chemical and plastics, food, automotive and more
    • Community Safety: Represents businesses and community organizations concerned with safety 24/7; fosters the health of workers while they are off the job and with their families
    • Construction and Utilities: A network of contractors, labor representatives, manufacturers, regulators, designers and insurance professionals
    • Labor: Comprised of union-based safety professionals and government regulators; includes 13 sections/committees
    • Transportation Safety: Provides insight into highway, school bus and commercial transportation safety, as well as waterway safety
    • Government: Includes government and public sector employees
    • Alcohol, Drugs and Impairment: Tackles substance abuse and prescription drug issues, and makes recommendations to combat drinking and driving through legislation and education
    • Young Professionals​: A diverse group of motivated, talented and dedicated safety professionals younger than 45
    • Women's Caucus: For women working in the safety field who would like to network with top female safety professionals worldwide

    Two NSC Board Members Represent Divisions

    Two of the 19 members of the National Safety Council Board of Directors serve or have served in an NSC Division.



    Roberta Kloda Ph.D
    EHS Manager
    FMC Corporation

    Ms. Kloda has more than 10 years of EHS knowledge and a strong background in heavy industrial manufacturing. Prior to her work at FMC Agricultural Products, which formulates agricultural chemicals and specialty pest control products, she was senior manager of safety and environment at Aurubis Buffalo Inc., a worldwide copper recycler, and an environmental specialist at Chemical Waste Management, both in New York. She received a doctorate in leadership and policy from Niagara University, and a master’s in public health and bachelor’s in chemistry and recombinant gene technology from Western Kentucky University. She serves on the board of the Western New York Safety Council, as well as several positions in the NSC Business and Industry Division between 2014 and 2016.


    Peter Sullivan, CSP, CET
    Accenture Consulting

    Mr. Sullivan focuses on improving the performance and efficiency of environmental, health and safety management systems and technology for clients in the energy, oil field services, chemicals and natural resources, utilities and products segments. He has more than 16 years of operational and training management experience, and previously served as a region EHS manager and global EHS training director. He also participated in multiple post-merger integrations as an EHS functional lead. Mr. Sullivan is a Certified Safety Professional, a Certified EHS Trainer and a member of the NSC Young Professionals Division. He holds a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from the University of New Hampshire.

    Meet the other NSC Board members here.

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  • Join a Division

    ​As a member of National Safety Council, you can participate in networking and problem-solving groups that allow you to play a safety leadership role in your industry.

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Why Join an NSC Division?

Miss the 2017 Spring Division Meetings?

View presentations from the educational sessions held in San Diego.

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Georgia-Pacific Sponsors Career Center

Georgia-Pacific will sponsor a Career Center at the 2017 NSC Congress and Expo for people who want to start a safety career or change positions. Career counseling, professional resume service and information on EHS certification will be offered. NSC corporate partners and a representative from also will be on hand. The career center will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 25 and 26.

Learn More About NSC Congress

Webinar: What is the Campbell Institute?

The Campbell Institute is built on the belief that environmental health and safety is at the core of business success. Learn more about the Campbell Institute by watching this all-divisions webinar held Jan. 25.

Not Sure Where to Start?

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