Safety Awards Program, Call for Nominations

Special To Devils Lake Journal

BISMARCK - The North Dakota Safety Council's awards program honors member companies with outstanding safety programs; employees and instructors who make safety a top priority; and individuals who have gone above and beyond to improve safety in their workplaces and the communities they serve. All achievements, instruction and life-saving acts must have occurred between January 1 and December 31, 2020.

Applications and nominations are now being accepted in the following categories:

  • Workplace Safety Merit Award
  • Outstanding Safety Instructor
  • Safe Driver Award - Division 1 & 2
  • Star Driver Award - Division 1 & 2
  • Community Advancement Award
  • Safety Improvement Award
  • Safety Management Excellence Award
  • Lifesaver Award
  • Duane Kuehn Outstanding Safety Professional

The deadline to apply or nominate is Friday, March 12. There is no fee to apply. Winners will be announced in mid-to late April. All award criteria and online applications can be found at

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