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COVE Featured In NSC's 2019 National Safety Month

How an Art Museum Could Help Save Your Life

Doug Pontsler, Chairman and Managing Director of COVE takes us through the concept of visual literacy and explains how thinking like we would in an art museum can help us prevent injuries and save lives. Namely, by taking a closer look at our environments, we can recognize more hazards and avoid additional risks.

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National Safety Month is an annual month-long observance in the United States each June. During National Safety Month, individuals and organizations participate by making efforts to reduce the leading causes of unintentional injury and death at work, on the road, and in homes and communities.

Posted by Doug Pontsler on Jun 19, 2019 10:00:05 AM
Doug Pontsler

Doug Pontsler

Doug is Chairman and Managing Director for COVE, the Center of Visual Expertise. Launched in 2018 by the Toledo Museum of Art, COVE is dedicated to the application of visual literacy for industrial and service applications with an emphasis on safety. In this leadership role he is responsible for all aspects of the enterprise including thought leadership, product development and client satisfaction. Prior to his current role, Doug was the former vice president of operations sustainability and EHS for Owens Corning. He joined Owens Corning in 2002 and held leadership positions including director of corporate services and vice president of global sourcing. Doug also served as a member of the National Safety Council Board of Directors and as the Chairman of the Campbell Institute at the National Safety Council.
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Topics: Hazard Identification, Visual Literacy

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