NSC announces finalists for Green Cross for Safety awards

NSC Green Cross Dinner

Itasca, IL — The National Safety Council has announced the finalists for its 2021 Green Cross for Safety awards, presented annually to individuals and organizations that have demonstrated leadership in keeping people safe on and off the job.

“I am inspired by this year’s Green Cross for Safety award finalists’ unwavering commitment to safety,” NSC president and CEO Lorraine M. Martin said. “It takes all of us to make each other safer so everyone can live their fullest lives. These teams represent the safety heroes who make that possible every day – an achievement we look forward to celebrating together this fall.”

The finalists for this year’s awards are:

Safety Advocate, sponsored by FirstGroup – recognizes a community partnership, program, individual or coalition that has made a significant impact on safety by raising awareness and bringing about change

  • City of Houston – Houston Health Department
  • Nutrien AG Solutions

Safety Excellence, sponsored by UPS – recognizes a corporation, coalition or organization that relentlessly pursued safety

  • Berry Corp.
  • Murphy-Hoffman Co.
  • U.S. Steel Corp.

Safety Innovation, presented by The Dow Chemical Co. – recognizes a researcher, corporation or organization that approached a long-held challenge and developed a transformative response to the problem

  • Amazon
  • Central Plateau Cleanup Co.
  • UPS

The recipients will be announced at the 2021 Green Cross Celebration on Oct. 11. The event raises critical funds to support programs that provide education, resources and tools to individuals and employers to help keep people safe at work, on the road and everywhere in between. This year’s event will take place in person – at the 2021 NSC Safety Congress & Expo in Orlando, FL – and virtually. To learn more, visit greencross.nsc.org.

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