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The National Safety Council Green Cross for Safety® awards recognize a variety of outstanding projects and organizations working to eliminate preventable deaths at work, in homes and communities, or on the road. Semifinalists and finalists are recognized in three categories: Advocate, Excellence and Innovation. Potential nominees are:
Learn more about the 2020 Award application. Review our tip sheet for more information.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Green Cross for Safety Awards will be held virtually this year and will take place in early fall of 2020. We are excited to host a spectacular event that will be an engaging experience for all guests. We are also pleased to offer complimentary registration for all guests. We will continue to share more information as plans unfold and additional details are available. We appreciate your continued support of this special event.
Sponsored by Schneider
Nationwide took home the prize in the Excellence Award category, which recognizes the unrelenting pursuit of exceptional, transferrable safety practices. Learn why Nationwide earned the Excellence Award.
Sponsored by UPS
Schneider earned the Safety Innovation Award, which recognizes a transformative approach to a long-held challenge in safety.See why Schneider stands out in the Safety Innovation category.
Sponsored by FirstGroup
Progressive Agriculture Foundation earned the Safety Advocate Award, which recognizes the advancement of evidence-based best practices to raise awareness or change policy to prevent further injuries and deaths. Learn about the project that earned Progressive the award, Progressive's Agriculture Safety Days.
The winner in each category was announced and celebrated at the Green Cross for Safety Awards Celebration May 16, 2019, in Chicago.
Learn more about the Green Cross for Safety awards and find out how your company can align its brand with NSC by supporting the Green Cross event at greencross.nsc.org.
This list of FAQs further explains the Green Cross for Safety award process.
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