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America's Safest Companies of 2021

Nov. 2, 2021
EHS Today’s annual profile of the companies that demonstrate excellence in safety leadership.

Safety has always been a top-of-mind consideration for EHS professionals, but as the COVID-19 pandemic continues on with no immediate end in sight, it’s become more important than ever for companies to establish procedures that ensure the health and safety of its workers both on-site and at home. As you’ll see, the winners of this year’s America’s Safest Companies awards excel at keeping their employees and communities safe by emphasizing that safety has to be an ingrained part of a company’s culture, at every touch point an employee might encounter.

The awards will be presented during a ceremony at EHS Today’s Safety Leadership Conference 2021, in Cleveland, Ohio, November 9-11. Go to www.safetyleadershipconference.com for all the details and to register.

In the application to be considered as one of America’s Safest Companies, organizations must demonstrate excellence in several areas: support from leadership and management for EHS efforts; employee involvement in the EHS process; innovative solutions to safety challenges; injury and illness rates lower than the average for their industries; comprehensive training programs; evidence that prevention of incidents is the cornerstone of the safety process; good communication about the value of safety; and a way to substantiate the benefits of the safety process.

The winning companies for 2021 are:

America’s Safest Companies was founded in 2002 by EHS Today. To date, more than 250 companies have been recognized with this annual award. We hope these profiles-in-safety inspire you, and we invite you to consider applying for the ASC award in 2022. 

About the Author

EHS Today Staff

EHS Today's editorial staff includes:

Dave Blanchard, Editor-in-Chief: During his career Dave has led the editorial management of many of Endeavor Business Media's best-known brands, including IndustryWeekEHS Today, Material Handling & LogisticsLogistics Today, Supply Chain Technology News, and Business Finance. In addition, he serves as senior content director of the annual Safety Leadership Conference. With over 30 years of B2B media experience, Dave literally wrote the book on supply chain management, Supply Chain Management Best Practices (John Wiley & Sons, 2021), which has been translated into several languages and is currently in its third edition. He is a frequent speaker and moderator at major trade shows and conferences, and has won numerous awards for writing and editing. He is a voting member of the jury of the Logistics Hall of Fame, and is a graduate of Northern Illinois University.

Adrienne Selko, Senior Editor: In addition to her roles with EHS Today and the Safety Leadership Conference, Adrienne is also a senior editor at IndustryWeek and has written about many topics, with her current focus on workforce development strategies. She is also a senior editor at Material Handling & Logistics. Previously she was in corporate communications at a medical manufacturing company as well as a large regional bank. She is the author of Do I Have to Wear Garlic Around My Neck?, which made the Cleveland Plain Dealer's best sellers list.

Nicole Stempak, Managing Editor:  Nicole Stempak is managing editor of EHS Today and conference content manager of the Safety Leadership Conference.

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