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Atlanta – Today, the National Safety Council presented the 2015 Robert W. Campbell Award to Phoenix-based Honeywell Aerospace, a strategic business unit of Honeywell International, Inc., at the NSC Congress & Expo, the world's largest annual gathering of safety and health professionals. Campbell Award winners are an elite group of organizations that have successfully integrated environmental, health and safety (EHS) management with business operations as a cornerstone of corporate excellence.
"While Honeywell Aerospace is known for manufacturing world-class products to keep all of us safer in flight, today they are receiving the Campbell Award because they are best-in-class at keeping their workforce safe," said Deborah A.P. Hersman, president and CEO of the National Safety Council. "Honeywell Aerospace is far along on its Journey to Safety Excellence, yet it still strives to do better – the hallmark of a world class organization."
Campbell Award applicants are evaluated on the integration of their EHS management system into business practices. Honeywell Aerospace received this honor in part because every staff member has a role in incorporating EHS into day-to-day operations. Each level of the organization discusses EHS daily, creating a top-to-bottom, bottom-to-top communications system that ensures every employee is up to date on the organization's safety performance.
The approach has yielded impressive results. Honeywell Aerospace's lost-time injury rate in 2014 was 0.13 – 96 percent better than the 2013 industry average for the Transportation Equipment Manufacturing sector. Is total OSHA recordable case rate was 0.44 – 92 percent better than average for the same sector.
"Safety is who we are," said Tim Mahoney, President and CEO of Honeywell Aerospace. "It is a core value that is integrated into all aspects of business. We are honored to receive the Campbell Award – a reminder to be proud of our accomplishments but never satisfied."
The Campbell Award is underwritten by the Exxon Mobil Corporation. It is named for Robert W. Campbell, a safety pioneer and the first president of the National Safety Council. Visit CampbellAward.org for more information.
About the National Safety Council
Founded in 1913 and chartered by Congress, the National Safety Council, nsc.org, is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to save lives by preventing injuries and deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the road through leadership, research, education and advocacy. NSC advances this mission by partnering with businesses, government agencies, elected officials and the public on the leading causes of unintentional death, with a focus on distracted driving, teen driving, workplace safety, prescription drug overdoses and Safe Communities. Safety+Health magazine, the Council's flagship publication, is a leading source of occupational safety and health information.
About Honeywell Aerospace
Honeywell Aerospace products and services are found on virtually every commercial, defense and space aircraft, and its turbochargers are used by nearly every automaker and truck manufacturer around the world. The Aerospace business unit develops innovative solutions for more fuel-efficient automobiles and airplanes, more direct and on-time flights, safer flying and runway traffic, along with aircraft engines, cockpit and cabin electronics, wireless connectivity services, logistics, and more. The business delivers safer, faster, and more efficient and comfortable transportation-related experiences worldwide. For more information, visit www.honeywell.com or follow us at @Honeywell_Aero and @Honeywell_Turbo.
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