Jeff Kozub (’99), environmental health and safety expertise manager of the Personal Safety Expertise Center, has been selected as a National Safety Council (NSC) 2013 Rising Star.
The NSC Rising Stars of Safety Award, presented by DuPont, showcases up-and-coming safety professionals younger than 40 who have a track record of demonstrating leadership, innovation, and involvement in their organization’s safety culture while promoting continuous safety improvements in the workplace.
Jeff is well deserving of this award because of his belief that safety and business operations must work together for the advancement of the organization. Jeff believes that safety professionals are responsible for the implementation of both effective and practical EHS management systems; this in turn allows professionals to reduce injuries and illnesses across all organizations.
Congratulations Jeff, from the faculty and staff in the Department of Safety Sciences at IUP!