NSC Announces 2019 Rising Stars of Safety

NSC Announces 2019 Rising Stars of Safety

NSC Announces 2019 Rising Stars of Safety

Thirty-one young professionals awarded for outstanding dedication to safety in the workplace.

Itasca, IL – The National Safety Council is proud to announce its 10th class of Rising Stars of Safety – a group of future leaders younger than age 40 dedicated to making workplaces safer. The 31 honorees have promoted a cycle of continuous improvement within their organizations and created initiatives focused on measureable outcomes.

“These young men and women have risen to the challenge of addressing safety in the workplace, and we are proud of their accomplishments,” said Lorraine M. Martin, NSC president and CEO. “The work they are doing is making our world a safer place. We commend their commitment.”

The honorees for the Class of 2019 are listed below and will be featured in the September issue of Safety+Health magazine. They will be formally recognized during the 2019 NSC Congress & Expo in San Diego, California, also taking place in September.

Name Title Company
Brad Barrow Global workplace safety lead Chemours
Holly C. Bartos Environmental, safety and health manager Lockheed Martin
Jessica Diane Brooks Safety specialist FirstGroup America
Laura Cerutti Project manager TransOptions
Theresa Ciatto Safety director Primus Builders Inc.
Kimberly Ann Decker Chemical hygiene officer and EH&S consultant Corteva Agriscience
Stan Evans, CSP Project safety director Turner Construction Co.
Matthew Hall Safety manager ARCO
Hamza Hameed Process safety engineer Fatima Fertilizer Co. Ltd.
Alan E. Harff OSHA and safe operations manager PGT Trucking Inc.
Aya Hashimoto Safety coordinator Duncan Aviation
Kanella Sunrise Hatchett MCESG logistics/safety officer United States Marine Corps
Matthew F. Herron, PE, CSP, CPE Senior safety engineer Southwest Research Institute (SwRI)
Hafiz Muhammad Umer Javed Advisor HSE M&A Group Energy and Petroleum Services
Amber J. Joseph Technical consultant-risk control services Liberty Mutual Insurance
Crystal Lea Lawson HSE Division senior associate CBRE
Ihtisham Malik Assistant manager-HSE Sindh Engro Coal Mining Co.
Benjamin Martin Safety project manager City of Atlanta-Mayor's Office of Workplace Safety
Meraiah L. Marvel National safety and security manager Parsons
Robert J. Moore EHS lead Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
Jessica Myeroff Environment, health and safety manager Eaton Corp.
Jeremy Nixon Occupational safety program manager United States Air Force/Pacific Air Forces Command HQ
Gabriella Pace Safety professional Walt Disney World
Umair Shahab Shahid Safety engineer QATAR PETROCHEMICALS (QAPCO)
Arul Subbarayalu Senior EHS expertise specialist Dow Chemical International Private Ltd.
Lynne Syer Sr. EHS leader Lippert Components
Greggory Addam Vanover Safety manager Clean Fuels National
Atif Waheed Assistant manager EHS Byco Petroleum Pakistan Ltd.
Mike Watson Vice president, safety, health and environment AECOM
Patrick Wolocko Safety manager W. Soule and Co.
Lino Yohannan Senior health and safety manager WSP Middle East

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