National Safety Council announces Exxon Mobil Corporation as 2013 Green Cross
for Safety medal recipient
ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 22, 2012
ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Safety
Council today announced Exxon Mobil Corporation is the recipient of the 2013
Green Cross for Safety medal for its comprehensive commitment to safety
excellence. Presented annually, the Green Cross for Safety medal is given by
NSC to an organization that has distinguished itself over a period of years
for outstanding achievements in workplace safety, community service,
environmental stewardship and responsible citizenship.
"We are honored to receive this distinguished award from the National Safety
Council," said Rex W. Tillerson, ExxonMobil chairman and chief executive
officer. "ExxonMobil is committed to conducting business in a manner that
protects and promotes the safety and health of our employees, those involved
with our operations, and the communities where we work."
ExxonMobil is being recognized for its steadfast commitment to excellence in
safety, security, health and environmental performance. It believes the best
way to meet this commitment is through a capable, committed workforce as well
as practices designed to enable safe, secure and environmentally-responsible
operations. ExxonMobil accomplishes this through clearly defined policies and
practices, and with rigorously applied management systems designed to deliver
expected results. It remains steadfast in its goal that "Nobody Gets Hurt."
"Honoring ExxonMobil with the Green Cross for Safety medal is a pleasure,"
said Janet Froetscher, president and CEO of the National Safety Council. "It
is apparent that safety is more than a priority at ExxonMobil and is instead a
value that guides every level of the organization on its Journey to Safety
The announcement was made during the Opening Session of the 2012 NSC Congress
& Expo in Orlando – the largest annual gathering of safety professionals. The
medal will be officially presented to ExxonMobil at the Green Cross for Safety
dinner in early April 2013 in Houston.
ExxonMobil, the largest publicly traded international oil and gas company,
uses technology and innovation to help meet the world's growing energy needs.
ExxonMobil holds an industry-leading inventory of resources, is the largest
refiner and marketer of petroleum products, and its chemical company is one of
the largest in the world. Follow ExxonMobil on Twitter at
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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