Our Mission is Safety
The National Safety Council eliminates preventable deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the road through leadership, research, education and advocacy. Donate to our cause.
The National Safety Council is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization.
Have questions? Visit our FAQs or contact NSC.
National Safety Council Young Professionals Division member benefits include:
Young Professionals Division members can share tips or post a question on the group's Facebook page. Not a Division member yet? Join today.
The NSC Young Professionals Division will host a reception at the 2018 Congress & Expo in Houston, Texas.
The event will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. (Central Time) Sunday, Oct. 21, at the Springbok Houston, 711 Main St. Beer, wine and appetizers will be served. Alcoholic beverages will not be served until after 8 p.m.
Become an advocate for college students interested in a safety career by introducing them to the free student membership offered by NSC.
Advocates visit local colleges and universities that have safety industry-related classes and clubs. They explain NSC membership, review student membership program documents and give a PowerPoint presentation on the benefits of student membership, NSC scholarships, the NSC Divisions and the NSC mentoring program.
Get more details about the advocate program, and download the PowerPoint presentation to get started right away.
Thank you for your interest in joining the Young Professional's Division! We are always looking for additional safety professionals who are motivated, talented and dedicated individuals. Join us to help move safety forward in your workplace, your community, your roadways, your state, and your country. Your participation within this division will allow for great professional growth, networking with world class leaders and a wealth of resources from NSC. Please join us as we work with the National Safety Council to “End preventable deaths in our life time”!
Kristen ChipmanYoung Professionals Division Chair
The 2017-19 Young Professionals Division Leadership Board members are:
Kristen Chipman, Cianbro Construction, ChairVaughn Hayes, Team Drive-Away, Vice-Chair Chris Osterhout, Crowley, SecretaryAmanda Horner, Kansas Traffic Safety Resource Office, Communications ChairShelley Brown, AECom, Division Delegate David Hunyar, ARCO-Murray, Division DelegateTroy Ferguson, Prairie Farms Dairy, Inc., Leadership Development ChairJeff Kozub, Dow Chemical, Membership ChairLev Pobirsky, Pepsi National Brands, Marketing/Events ChairRicky Sanders, Liberty Mutual Insurance, Strategic Planning ChairPeter Sullivan, Accenture Consulting, Member-at-LargeJ.D. "Jimmy" Horst, AUSP Thomson, Member-at-LargeLydell Banks, First Group, Immediate Past Chairman
Our vision is to establish a diverse group of young safety professionals to represent communities, businesses, governments and learning institutions to reduce risks, engage employees, measure progress and continuously improve the safety profession through collaboration, innovation and a shared commitment to saving lives.
Our mission is to provide a platform to empower young safety professional and mobilize their talents and energy toward promoting safety in our communities and workplaces. The Young Professional Division will create opportunities in the areas of leadership, research, education, advocacy and sustainability of the safety profession.
The mission will be accomplished through:
A representative from PotashCorp presents the company's serious injury and fatality strategy.
Students and NSC members: Take advantage of exclusive benefits available to Young Professionals Division members.
Cultivate and mentor the next generation of safety
leaders; position yourself as a solution
provider and a great place for young leaders to work by involvement through
Rising Stars are the next generation of safety leaders.