First nationwide safety task force will help employers prioritize worker safety in a post-pandemic world
Toledo, OH – COVE: Center of Visual Expertise today announced it will join the National Safety Council (NSC) task force to support the SAFER: Safe Actions for Employee Returns initiative – a comprehensive, multifaceted plan developed to guide employers through the process of safely resuming traditional work and operations now and in a post-pandemic environment.
In partnership with NSC, the nation’s leading nonprofit safety advocate, COVE joins other Fortune 500 companies, leading safety organizations and public health professionals and experts to prioritize worker safety and navigate the changed work environment.
“With SAFER, we are bringing the best minds together to ensure Americans have the safest transition back to work possible,” said Lorraine M. Martin, president and CEO of the National Safety Council. “We are thrilled to have the partnership of COVE to help us on our mission to make workplaces safer.”
Led by NSC, SAFER will issue recommendations and guidance for employers, including small and mid-size companies, across a variety of industries. From best practices to data-driven recommendations, the task force will provide employers the tools and solutions they need to take action in complicated and challenging times, with simple, practical implementation resources.
“COVE is excited to contribute our capabilities to this critical safety issue,” said Doug Pontsler, Chairman and Managing Director of COVE. “Leveraging the lessons learned from essential businesses who have contributed to operate through this crisis combined with the expertise of task force participants will provide valuable guidance as we all continue on the COVID journey.”
For more information about the task force, please visit nsc.org/safer.
About the National Safety Council
The National Safety Council (nsc.org) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to eliminate preventable deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the road through leadership, research, education and advocacy. Founded in 1913 and chartered by Congress, NSC advances this mission by partnering with businesses, government agencies, elected officials and the public in areas where we can make the most impact.