The National Safety Council announced October 26 that United Parcel Service (UPS) has been awarded its 2009 President’s Award during a banquet at the annual Congress & Expo in Orlando, Fla.
The President’s Award was given in recognition of UPS’ commitment to safety in the communities it serves. UPS recently started the Road Code Teen Safe Driving Program, a four-week training program based on the company’s safe driving principles taught by some of the company’s best drivers. The course is currently offered through the Boys and Girls Clubs of America.
In addition, 52 companies and organizations were presented with NSC Occupational Safety Awards, to recognize individuals who have demonstrated their dedication to employee safety.
Companies recognized include: AMEC, Babcock & Wilcox, BAE Systems, Bodell Construction Company, Brice Building Company, BWXT Pantex LLC, Carlisle Construction Materials, CDM Contractors Inc., Day & Zimmerman, Deere & Company, Delphi Corporation, DMAX, Ltd., Ducommun AeroStructures, ExxonMobil, Flowserve Corporation, GAT Airline Ground Support, General Electric Healthcare Systems, General Motors, Goodwill Industries of the Upstate/Midlands of South Carolina, Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., Johnson & Johnson, KIK Custom Products, Lancaster Safety Consulting Inc., Lockheed Martin Corporation, MACTEC Inc., Milliken & Company, Mitre Corporation, Monstanto Company, NANA Management Services, Nestle Purina Petcare Company, Nortrax, NuStar Energy, Parsons Corporation, RQ Construction Inc., S Con Inc., SAIC, Saint Louis Zoo, Schering-Plough, Schlosser Forge Company Firth Risxon, Ltd., Schneider Electric, Shaw Group Inc., Swedish Match Cigars Inc., Textron Defense Systems, The Korte Company, ThyssenKrupp Safeway Inc., U.S. Development Group LLC, U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, US Oncology and Woodward Academy Student Transport Inc.
Delphi Corporation, General Motors, Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. and Parsons Corporation were honored for being the past recipients of more than 50 awards in various categories within NSC’s awards program.
The National Safety Council (www.nsc.org) saves lives by preventing injuries and deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the roads, through leadership, research, education and advocacy.