National Safety Council Announces 2013 CEOs Who 'Get It'

           National Safety Council Announces 2013 CEOs Who 'Get It'

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ITASCA, Ill., Jan. 17, 2013

Leaders recognized for dedication to safety excellence

ITASCA, Ill., Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The National Safety
Council has announced the 2013 CEOs Who "Get It," its annual recognition of
business leaders who demonstrate world-class safety. Each of these leaders
understands that safety is not only the right thing to do, but that creating a
culture of safety also is a business imperative.


The Council believes that all organizations are on the Journey to Safety
Excellence – a constant quest to drive workplace injuries and deaths to zero.
This year's honorees have a firm grasp of the Journey and its four key
pillars, which include committed leadership and employee engagement, sound
safety processes and procedures, continuous risk reduction, and measuring and
improving performance.

"It is an honor for the Council to recognize this year's distinguished group
of CEOs Who 'Get It'," said Janet Froetscher, National Safety Council
president and CEO. "The strong example these leaders have set in living the
Journey and protecting their employees is something we hope all business
leaders will follow."

This year's roster of eight individuals represents national and multinational
organizations of all sizes from a wide variety of industries. Profiles of the
CEOs Who "Get It" are featured in the February 2013 issue of Safety+Health
magazine. Recognized this year:

  oTeri L. Bristol: Chief Operating Officer, Federal Aviation Administration,
    Air Traffic Organization, Washington, D.C.
  oRichard D. Fox: CEO, CDM Smith, Cambridge, MA
  oAnthony J. Orlando: President and CEO, Covanta Energy Corporation,
    Morristown, NJ
  oRichard R. Sarles: General Manager and CEO, Washington Metropolitan Area
    Transit Authority, Washington, D.C.
  oDavid T. Seaton: Chairman and CEO, Fluor Corporation, Irving, TX
  oMichael L. Sims: General Manager and CEO, Butler Rural Electric
    Cooperative, Inc., Oxford, OH
  oMajor General Peter J. Talleri: Commanding General, Marine Corps
    Installations Pacific/Commander, Marine Corps Base Camp Butler
  oBill Wright: President and CEO, Petrochem Insulation, Inc., Vallejo, CA

About the National Safety Council
Founded in 1913 and chartered by Congress, the National Safety Council
( 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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SOURCE National Safety Council

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