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2017 Rising Stars of Safety: 'Eliminating preventable deaths'

The National Safety Council presents the Rising Stars of Safety, Class of 2017

NSC Rising Stars of Safety

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David Smith
Principal Safety Advisor
HollyFrontier Refining
West Bountiful, UT

“David served as our Principal Safety Advisor during our company’s largest capital project expansion. It was a three-year project that ran 24-hour days with over 500 contractors on-site at any given time. He oversaw many aspects of the project safety program, including creating a project safety management plan, tracking/trending safety performance, motivating contractor groups to measure leading indicator data, onboarding new employees, developing/facilitating training programs, conducting incident investigations, risk management, implementing observation programs, revamping our confined space audit program, providing technical consulting, and acting as an SME.”

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