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  • ​Individuals who work for National Safety Council member organizations are invited to participate in a variety of industry- and interest-specific groups, the NSC Divisions. Network with other top safety professionals in your field, engage in safety-focused information-sharing and get new ideas and tools to take back to your organization.

    Divisions members attend industry-specific events and lectures, and participate in safety-based discussions that impact work, home and community. NSC Congress & Expo, held each fall, is one of the most anticipated events for Divisions members. Visit a Division meeting during this year's Congress & Expo.

  • ​​Where do your Talents Lie?

    NSC has a division for most every industry, and all NSC members are invited to join a division aligned with their expertise. NSC divisions include:

    • Business and Industry: Represents more than 20 major industries, including retail, chemical and plastics, food, automotive and more
    • College and University: For students and teaching professionals
    • 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: 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: 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
    • Utilities: Represents members in utility industries, including electric, gas, communications, water services and utility construction
    • Young Professionals​: A diverse group of motivated, talented and dedicated safety professionals younger than 45
    • Survivor Advocates:  A community of individuals and families whose lives have been forever changed by teen drivers, distracted drivers, prescription drug overdose or on-the-job incidents
    • 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.

  • 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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Save the Date for Divisions Spring Meeting

The 2017 Spring Meeting will take place May 23-24 in San Diego, CA. Check back for updates and registration information.

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