NSC announces finalists for 2020 Green Cross for Safety Awards


Itasca, IL — The National Safety Council has announced the finalists for the 2020 Green Cross for Safety Awards, presented annually to individuals and organizations that have demonstrated leadership in keeping people safe, from the workplace to anyplace.

Finalists in the three categories:

Safety Advocate, sponsored by FirstGroup – Recognizes those who have made a significant impact on safety by raising awareness and bringing about change:

  • CPS Energy/Xcel Energy
  • National Center for Rural Road Safety
  • Save the Michaels of the World

Safety Excellence, sponsored by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals – Recognizes a corporation, coalition or organization that relentlessly pursued safety:

  • Caesars Entertainment Corp.
  • La-Z-Boy Inc.
  • Walgreens

Safety Innovation, sponsored by UPS – Recognizes a researcher, corporation or organization that approached a long-held challenge and developed a transformative response to the problem:

  • Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety, Driven to Protect Virginia
  • The Dow Chemical Co.
  • Illinois Tollway

Winners will be announced Oct. 1 at the virtual 2020 Green Cross for Safety Awards celebration. To learn more, visit greencross.nsc.org.