NSC Announces 2020 Green Cross for Safety Award Semifinalists

Unprecedented number of nominations received for prestigious safety excellence award.

February 10, 2020

Itasca, IL – The National Safety Council has announced the 2020 Green Cross for Safety® awards semifinalists. This annual award recognizes individuals and organizations for their contributions to the advancement of safety in the workplace, on the road, and in homes and communities.

"Eliminating preventable deaths and injuries is no easy feat, and these semifinalists truly exemplify what it means to be relentless in the pursuit of safety,” said Sarah Van Huis, manager for division programs and awards at the National Safety Council. “We look forward to lauding their efforts and inspiring others to make safety a priority in the future.”

Semifinalists for the 2020 Green Cross for Safety awards are:

  • Briggs Equipment
  • Caesars Entertainment Corporation
  • Chain Cohn Stiles
  • Citizens Bank
  • Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc.
  • CPS Energy
  • The Dow Chemical Company
  • Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety, Driven to Protect Virginia
  • Fundación MAPFRE and Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Illinois Tollway
  • Industrial Panel Solutions (IPS)
  • La-Z-Boy, Inc.
  • National Capital Poison Center
  • National Center for Rural Road Safety
  • New York City Department of Environmental Protection
  • Plastic Packaging Technologies
  • PRECO Electronics, LLC
  • Save the Michaels of the World
  • #ShipHappens
  • Sodexo USA
  • Thermal-Tec Roofing
  • UCOR
  • Walgreen Co.
  • Xcel Energy
  • Youth Transportation Safety Program/Teens in the Driver Seat

Finalists will be announced via webinar on April 7; winners will be announced at the 2020 Green Cross for Safety awards gala on May 14 in Chicago. More information can be found here.

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