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Itasca, IL – The National Safety Council is proud to announce its sixth class of NSC Rising Stars of Safety – a group of future leaders dedicated to making workplaces safer. The 40 honorees have promoted a cycle of continuous improvement within their organizations and created initiatives focused on measureable outcomes – key components of the Council's Journey to Safety Excellence.
"Dedicated employees are the key to making our workplaces safer," said Deborah A.P. Hersman, president and CEO of NSC. "These young professionals embody the safety culture that ensures employees go home safely to their families every night."
The honorees for the Class of 2015 are listed below and featured in the September issue of Safety+Health Magazine. They will be formally recognized during the 2015 NSC Congress & Expo in Atlanta Sept. 26-Oct. 2.
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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 in areas where we can make the most impact – 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.
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