Construction & Utilities Division - National Safety Council
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NSC Construction & Utilities Division

A network of builders, contractors, labor representatives, regulators, designers, insurance and utility professionals, this Division focuses on helping those working in some of the most challenging industries stay safe at work by advancing best practices in these fields. From residential, commercial and industrial construction to communications, infrastructure and power distribution, all are encouraged to be a part of this Division.

Coming Up


Construction & Utilities Division Mid-year Meeting

Noon (CT) Wednesday, March 3, during the NSC Safety Conference & Expo

Get the agenda here.

Stop Work Authority - A Government & Public Sector Division Roundtable
10 a.m. (CT) Wednesday, March 17

Victor Lawe, PS-MESH, safety officer with the City of Rocky Mount, North Carolina, will present their stop work program and lead a short discussion on how to implement something similar in your area.

Prevention Through Design
10 a.m. (CT) Thursday, March 18

Join Brian Hanlon of Citizen's Bank, Daniel Lavoie of Liberty Mutual, Jason Timmerman of Allegheny County Airport Authority and Dr. John Gambatese of Oregon State University for a discussion of prevention through design process and safety benefits. This discussion will be moderated by Dr. Scott Earnest of NIOSH.

This panel discussion is part of the Rising Stars of Safety Leadership series, sponsored by Dow. 

Did You Miss It?

Interested in participating in planning upcoming webinars and events? Contact Sarah Van Huis or Program Chair Carl Heinlein.


Meet the Division Leadership Team

Robert McCall
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Director of Safety, Master Builders' Association of Western Pennsylvania
Construction and Utilities Division Chair


Mike Hill
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Manager, Corporate Safety, Performance Contracting Group
Construction and Utilities Division Vice Chair


Kathy Freeman
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Director of Safety, HEI Civil
Construction and Utilities Division Secretary

David Payton
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Eastern Region EH&S Director, Ericsson
Construction and Utilities Delegates Representative and Immediate Past Chair


Carl Heinlein
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Senior Safety Consultant, American Contractors
Insurance Group
Construction & Utilities Division Program Chair

Interested in joining the team? Join a meeting scheduled above, or reach out to a Division leader or to Sarah Van Huis, Manager, NSC Division Programs.