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Itasca, IL – The National Safety Council is proud to announce its eighth class of NSC Rising Stars of Safety, a group of future leaders dedicated to making workplaces safer. The 43 honorees have promoted a cycle of continuous improvement within their organizations and created initiatives focused on measureable outcomes.
"Our Rising Stars are leading the way on safety by taking action every day," said NSC President and CEO Deborah A.P. Hersman. "Protecting their coworkers means everyone can perform their job the right way: safely. We are honored to celebrate their dedication and success."
The honorees for the Class of 2017 are listed below and featured in the September issue of Safety+Health magazine. They will be formally recognized during the 2017 NSC Congress & Expo in Indianapolis Sept. 23-29.
Safety professionals looking to advance the culture of safety within their organizations are encouraged to join the Journey to Safety Excellence for free resources to keep workers safe.
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