Join the Business & Industry Division

The Business & Industry Division represents more than 20 major industries and provides members with opportunities to share ideas and interact with other industry professionals. The Division is comprised of three committees:

  • Communication and Training
  • Ergonomics
  • Regulatory Standards, Legal Affairs Advisory Committee

Division Meeting and Webinar Schedules

Get the minutes from the Business & Industry Division Spring Meeting held May 21 in Rosemont, IL.

Date Time Location/Dial-in Topic
June 8, 2018 10 a.m. (CT)
Michael Tesmer, CSP, Conney Safety Products
OSHA Silica Rule for General Industry
Sept. 7, 2018 10 a.m. (CT) Agenda and Call in The Cost of Fatigue
Oct. 21, 2018 Fall Meeting Marriott Marquis
Houston, Texas
Please check back for meeting agenda.
Dec. 7, 2018 10 a.m. (CT) TBD TBD

Meet the Business & Industry Division Leadership Team


Jewell David Jewell CSP
[email protected]
Safety Advisor
Conney Safety, Madison, WI
Business & Industry Division Chairman
Mr. Jewell earned a bachelor's degree in occupational safety from University of Wisconsin, Platteville, and has 30 years of experience in safety and industrial hygiene. He served as corporate safety director at Modine Manufacturing, and as safety, health and environment manager of Mayville Engineering Co., both in Wisconsin. He later took a position with Zurich Insurance, where he provided support on safety management, risk reduction, business continuity planning and product liability. He was part of the Catastrophe Team that assisted with the claims process after large natural disasters. Mr. Jewell is an OSHA instructor, and he received the 2013 Distinguished Service to Safety Award from NSC.

Hartwig Daniel J. Hartwig, CSP, CIH
[email protected] or [email protected]
Principal Consultant
General Health & Safety Services Corp.
Business & Industry Division Immediate Past Chairman
Mr. Hartwig holds a bachelor's degree in environmental engineering. He uses his 45 years of experience managing safety and health to serve clients both in the United States and internationally. He has been a member of the National Safety Council since 1970 and was active in various Sections before joining Business and Industry Division leadership.
Kloda Roberta Kloda
EHS Manager FMC
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Business & Industry Division Vice Chair 
Washington Tammy T. Washington
[email protected]
NSC Division Program Manager
Tammy has been employed with NSC for more than 10 years. She is responsible for managing the NSC volunteer engagement programs, meetings, websites and databases. Besides the Business & Industry Division, she also works with the Construction, Labor, Utilities and Alcohol, Drugs and Impairment divisions. Tammy can be reached at (630) 775-2227.  

Division members network with other safety professionals, attend industry-specific events and participate in safety-based discussions that impact work, home and community. Join a division today.


Machinery Safety Survey Results

NSC conducted a survey of safety professionals concerning issues of machine safety, safety interlocks and used equipment safety. The results indicate that safety compliance still relies heavily on experience and workplace tradition.

Read the Report