MADISON – Wisconsin Safety Council was honored with two national awards for its work in 2018. The organization was presented with the awards at the National Safety Council (NSC) Congress Chapter Meeting Awards Luncheon in Houston, Texas.
Chapters were recognized for making significant contributions to safety, for exemplifying NSC’s statement of leadership, and making its mission and vision a reality.
The Honor Chapter award was given to Wisconsin Safety Council in recognizing their efforts and contributions towards safety. The “Honor Chapter” Award is presented to qualifying NSC chapters that excel in the following categories:
Diversified Training, Year-end Fiscal Surplus, NSC Product Purchases, Chapter Participation in three of the five NSC focus areas and increased awareness on three of the five NSC National Emphasis priorities.
Additionally, Wisconsin Safety Council received another exemplary chapter award and was recognized as Most Improved in Chapter Workplace Training, this award is presented in Recognition of Exemplary Workplace Training Results.
“These awards are a stepping stone to furthering the safety of Wisconsin citizens and beyond,” said Katie Yeutter, who oversees Wisconsin Safety Council as WMC’s President of Insurance & Safety Services. “Safety should not only be a priority for Wisconsin companies, but a core value that everyone should believe in.”
Founded in 1923, Wisconsin Safety Council is dedicated to saving the lives of workers and ensuring Wisconsin is the safest state in the nation to work, live and play. Wisconsin Safety Council is proud to be a program of Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC).
“We are flattered to have been recognized at a national level for our work to make Wisconsin safer,” added Janet Metzger, Wisconsin Safety Council Executive Director. “I am so proud of our team and their work in 2018 to make our member companies the safest they can be. We cannot wait to continue these efforts in 2019.”
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Nick Novak 608-258-3400