A part of the National Safety Council (NSC) Scholarship program, the Certificate Assistance Program (CAP) helps support individuals on a safety career path obtain their NSC Advanced Safety Certificate ® (ASC). Recipients receive travel and lodging to either the NSC-Itasca or NSC-Atlanta locations to participate in ASC training. Through the ASC program, NSC teaches best practices to those who are transitioning into a safety career or are currently in safety roles within their organization and need additional professional development to create a more proactive process for safety and health. 

All submissions must be submitted in English.

At this time, only candidates from the continental United States are eligible. 

Applications are reviewed and awarded quarterly.    

The NSC Young Professionals Division is proud to host a video series aimed at those new to the safety profession, whether fresh from college or several years into a career but new to safety. Launching in the summer of 2018 and available for view on social media, this video series aims to both answer questions common to new safety professionals and provide deeper sessions on safety topics by professionals across industries. 

Individuals are invited to submit a description of their selected topic along with a 30 second sample of their video for consideration. Please log in below or create an account to submit this form. 

2019  Oklahoma Our Driving Concern
Oklahoma Employer Traffic Safety Awards Nomination Form
This award recognizes Oklahoma employers who have demonstrated a commitment to transportation safety and a culture that actively promotes traffic safety on and off the job. Employers who have created or implemented driving safety solutions and practices, programs or policies should apply for this award. Areas of focus may include any aspect of transportation safety targeted at employees,  the employees families, the community and contractors.

  • Any Oklahoma employer is eligible regardless of company type or size. 
  • Nominated company must have operations in Oklahoma.
  • Nominator does not have to be an employee of the company being nominated. 
  • Previous award recipients are eligible for nomination.

Applicants will be judged on the basis of what they are doing in terms of education and outreach within their company focusing on traffic safety and driver behaviors to reduce traffic crashes on-and-off the job, the primary cause of lost work time and employee fatalities. Each business application will be reviewed individually based on their merit.

  •  Applications must be submitted by Friday, March 29, 2019 at 11:59 PM CST

Each are designed to acknowledge employer achievements in the area of transportation safety.

  •  Exemplary Award Recipient  Employers who are exceptional due to their emphasis on transportation safety in the workplace and beyond in addressing driver behavior.
  • Award Recipient  Employers who make transportation safety a priority in their workplace.
  • Honorable Mention  Employers that are worthy of recognition due to their efforts in the area of transportation safety.

 BEST PRACTICES: Award winners exemplify the highest standards of achievement in the field of employee education and outreach in the area of traffic safety and driver behavior. Award recipients programs can serve as models or standards of comparison for Oklahoma employers developing or reviewing their own workplace traffic safety programs. In the spirit of sharing best practices in traffic safety, the nominated organization agrees that NSC may use this information in future promotional material, on web or in print.

Completion of this form is not a part of the nomination process, but is simply a way for you to be reminded to nominate the program or individual. If you have additional questions about the NSC Awards process, please contact Sarah Van Huis at sarah.vanhuis@nsc.org.

About the Congress & Expo Scholarship

The NSC Congress & Expo is the world's premier annual safety event, bringing together 15,000 safety, health, and environmental professionals from various industries. The 2019 NSC Congress & Expo will be held in San Diego from September 7-13, 2019. All scholarship recipients will be provided the opportunity to attend at no cost, with access to technical sessions, keynote addresses, an Expo of over 1,000 companies, and networking events. This is an invaluable opportunity for scholarship recipients to meet and learn from thousands of safety and health professionals. For more information about the NSC Congress & Expo, visit congress.nsc.org.

About the Women in Safety Scholarship

The NSC Women in Safety Scholarship helps support women pursuing safety as a career and promote safety as a career path for those women studying business or engineering. 

The Women in Safety Scholarship is a cash award of $5,000, renewable for up to four years. In addition to the monetary award to be used for educational purposes, the Women in Safety Scholarship recipients will be invited to attend the 2019 NSC Congress & Expo held in San Diego from September 7-13, 2019 at no cost. For more information about the NSC Congress & Expo, visit congress.nsc.org.

About the Billy D. Young Memorial Scholarship

The NSC Construction & Utilities Division honors Billy D. Young – the first NSC Public Utilities Division chair – with this scholarship in his name. Given to one student per year who intends to pursue a career in the utilities industry, the Billy D. Young scholarship provides the winner the opportunity to attend the NSC Congress & Expo and a $2,000 award.

For more detailed information on each scholarship, please see nsc.org/scholarships.

NSC Student Members

NSC student membership opportunities are made possible through funding by the National Safety Council and its members.  Click here to join NSC as a student member; there is no cost for membership. If you are a current student member and need assistance, contact CustomerCare@nsc.org or call 800-621-7619. If you are unable to become a student member because you have not yet been accepted into a program, please contact scholarship@nsc.org for assistance. 

The Teen Injury Prevention Leadership Award or BEST Award shall be granted to an individual or organization working to improve teen safety and save lives, as car crashes and substance misuse are leading causes of death for teens. 

Criteria: The criteria for evaluating nominations may include, but not be limited to:

  • Changing behaviors to reduce teen injuries using proven, evaluated methods 
  • Leading efforts to educate and engage teens, parents and/or communities around teen safety practices
  • Advocating for policies based on proven principles of injury reduction 

Recipient: This award may only be awarded to any individual or organization that has made a positive difference in teen injury prevention and safety.

All nominations must be submitted through the online application with all required fields complete.  No other documents will be accepted in lieu of the online form.

Deadline: All nominations must follow the NSC Award guidelines. Final nominations must be submitted online by April 10, 2019

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