ITASCA, Ill., Dec. 12, 2012 /PR Newswire/ --
The National Safety Council is inviting organizations from around the globe to apply for safety's highest honor – the 2013 Robert W. Campbell Award. Presented annually, the Campbell Award is given to an organization that integrates environmental, health and safety management into the very core of its business operations and understands that this is critical to its triple bottom line – people, planet and profit. Companies that demonstrate EHS and business excellence are eligible to share their approach by applying for this international honor.
'Campbell Award winners understand that integrating EHS into business operations results in sustained operational excellence,' said Janet Froetscher, president and CEO of NSC. 'We are able to capture the best practices of our honorees through the development of case studies detailing their continuous improvement process, many of which started on the Journey to Safety Excellence. We can then share these lessons learned in boardrooms and classrooms worldwide.'
Applications are now being accepted for the 2013 award. Organizations can take a 10-question quiz at campbellaward.org/readyto determine whether they are ready to apply for the Campbell Award and where they are on their Journey. More information can be found at campbellaward.org along with application criteria. Final submittals must be postmarked by May 31, 2013.
Applicants undergo a rigorous review process conducted by an international panel of experts in academia, government, labor and management, who provide each applicant with feedback. Simply applying for the award provides applicants with valuable insight to refine continuous improvement efforts.
The Campbell Award is underwritten by the ExxonMobil Foundation and named for Robert W. Campbell, a safety pioneer and the first president of the National Safety Council. Visit campbellaward.org for more information.
About the National Safety Council
Founded in 1913 and chartered by Congress, the National Safety Council (nsc.org) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to save lives by preventing injuries and deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the road through leadership, research, education and advocacy. NSC advances this mission by partnering with businesses, government agencies, elected officials and the public in areas where we can make the most impact -- distracted driving, teen driving, workplace safety and safety beyond the workplace.
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