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Alexion Employees Spread Awareness and Celebrate Success During Safe + Sound Week

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Safe + Sound Week is a nationwide event sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor that is held each year. The event aims to recognize the successes of workplace safety and health programs, and empower organizations to energize their health and safety programs. When successful, these programs can improve sustainability and proactively identify and manage workplace hazards before they cause injury.

Safety + You = Zero Harm

By: Brigette Philpot
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Brigette is responsible for leading the North American Safety Team to drive our Zero Harm culture and improve the Quality of Life of our employees, clients and customers by keeping them safe.

As we begin our celebration for National Safety Month in June, I wanted to take the opportunity to reflect on creating a workplace where safety comes first.

Let’s start by taking a look at the most common kinds of injuries in the workplace. According to the National Safety Council, the top causes of injury in American workplaces last year were:

Safety First… No, Really

By: Lorna Donatone
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We all know the sayings: “Safety first”, “better safe than sorry”, “safety begins with you.” These phrases are everywhere, on posters, in emails—so ubiquitous, in fact, that we start to tune them out.  We know that safety is important, but it’s easy to take it for granted.

Taking safety for granted, however, is the last thing we want to do. There’s nothing more important than our wellbeing, of course. But did you know that companies that invest in safety actually save money?

NS: A National Leader in Safety

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A commitment to working safely is ingrained in Norfolk Southern’s corporate culture — it is the “S” in our SPIRIT values. The company’s No. 1 priority is for employees to end the workday the same way they began it — safe and sound.

NS’ focus on environmental, health, and safety, or EHS, leadership, earned the railroad membership in the Campbell Institute at the National Safety Council.

#SafetyforLife: Perspectives from AECOM’s Chief Safety Officer

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In honor of World Day for Safety and Health, Andy Peters, AECOM’s chief safety officer, shared his background in safety as well as AECOM’s safety challenges and achievements.

100 Deadliest Days for Teen Drivers Starts This Weekend

National Safety Council and The Allstate Foundation bring the Drive it Home program to Texas to help parents keep their teens safe on the road
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Itasca, IL, May 27, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Today, the National Safety Council (NSC) and The Allstate Foundation announced the launch of a new program called Drive it Home to educate parents with new teen drivers in Texas. The announcement comes just days before the start of a period commonly known as the 100 deadliest days for teen drivers. According to the most recent data available, from Memorial Day through Labor Day in 2012, 84 people in Texas died in crashes involving teen drivers.

The Allstate Foundation and National Safety Council Award New Car to Grand Prize Winner of the ‘Drive it Home’ Campaign

Winner attended one of 14 events designed to educate parents on ways to keep teens safe when driving
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Northbrook Ill, November 14, 2013 /3BL Media/– One of the most dangerous years in a person’s life is the first 12 months after getting a driver’s license. Thanks to Lance Milton’s decision to attend a Drive It Home event to help prepare his teen daughter for that first year, the family has a new car. The Allstate Foundation and National Safety Council handed over the keys of a 2014 Chevy Cruze to Milton of Lindenwood, Ill., at local Allstate agency owner Matt Ellingson’s office.

Chrysler Group Recognized with Prestigious National Safety Council Awards

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  • Chrysler Group presented with two corporate awards recognizing significant achievements in safety, including Culture of Safety Award
  • U.S. facilities receive over 100 safety awards
  • Jefferson North Assembly Plant employee honored with Rising Stars award
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  • Chrysler Group presented with two corporate awards recognizing significant achievements in safety, including Culture of Safety Award
  • U.S. facilities receive over 100 safety awards
  • Jefferson North Assembly Plant employee honored with Rising Stars award

Owens Corning Wins Top National Safety Council Award

2013 Green Cross Awarded
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Owens Corning received the 2013 Green Cross for Safety Award and will be honored at a special dinner in spring 2014. The company makes building products for the world market. It is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year and has approximately 15,000 employees worldwide.

Ticket Your Parents program comes to Teays Valley East Middle School

Students issue parents citations for unsafe driving behaviors
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February 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ -

WHAT: Ticket Your Parents program presented by the Ohio Teen Safe Driving Coalition

WHEN: 1 p.m. Feb. 15, 2013

WHERE: Teays Valley East Middle School, 655 Viking Way, Ashville, OH 43103, (740) 983-4074

Media who wish to visit the school must call ahead and sign in at the main office prior to entering the school.

WHO: Members of the Ohio Teen Safe Driving Coalition, middle school students and teachers

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