Meet 2018 Green Cross for Safety Award Finalists

The National Safety Council is proud to release the list of finalists for the Green Cross for Safety Awards. The awards recognize people and organizations for their commitment to safety and advancement of safe practices in the workplace, on the road, and in homes and communities.

Winners will be honored at the Green Cross for Safety Award Celebration May 23 in Chicago.

Congratulations to the following finalists. Click on the award for more information about each finalist:

Safety Advocate Award

Recognizes those who have made a significant impact on safety by raising awareness and bringing about change.

  • Common Ground Alliance 811 Campaign
  • Jane Fellman, SafeKids Kenai, Alaska
  • Dr. David Strayer, University of Utah

Safety Excellence Award

Recognizes a corporation, coalition or organization that relentlessly pursued safety, developed a fresh solution and shared or is ready to share that insight with others.

  • Naval Support Activity Souda Bay, Crete
  • Project ChildSafe Communities
  • Schneider National

Safety Innovation Award

Recognizes a researcher, corporation or organization that approached a long-held challenge and, using a fresh perspective or new idea, developed a transformative response to the problem.

  • Accenture Life Safety Solution
  • The Boeing Company – Leveraging Virtual Reality to Engineer a Safer Reality
  • Brigham Health Sleep Matters Initiative

For more information, consult the Green Cross for Safety award FAQs. 

Interested in applying for the 2019 Green Cross for Safety awards? Complete the "Remind Me" form to receive an email next fall when it's time to prepare, or take a look at this year's application.

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2017 Green Cross for Safety Award Winners

Three finalists were named in each category. Winners were announced at the Green Cross for Safety awards celebration May 25, 2017, in San Diego.

Safety Excellence

Safety Innovation

Safety Advocate

Frequently Asked Questions

This list of FAQs further explains the Green Cross for Safety award process. Learn more.