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Itasca, IL – The National Safety Council is proud to announce its seventh 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 understand that safety is not a spectator sport," said Deborah A.P. Hersman, president and CEO of NSC. "Their dedication to creating a safety culture at their workplaces helps ensure their colleagues go home safely every day. We are thrilled to recognize their inspiring work."
The honorees for the Class of 2016 are listed below and featured in the October issue of Safety+Health Magazine. They will be formally recognized during the 2016 NSC Congress & Expo in Anaheim Oct. 15 - Oct. 21.
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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