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COVE is pleased to partner with these organizations to advance the development, delivery and application of visual literacy to improve safety performance.

Toledo Museum Of Art

COVE was created by the Toledo Museum of Art for the purpose of applying visual literacy to industrial and service applications beginning with safety. COVE relies on the knowledge and capabilities of TMA with respect to visual literacy in art education and combines that knowledge with industry experts in safety to deliver impactful solutions to improve safety performance.

National Safety Council

The nation’s leading safety advocate for over 100 years, COVE has partnered with the National Safety Council in sharing the visual literacy message through the annual National Safety Congress, publications in Safety+Health Magazine, and training National Safety Council staff in visual literacy. Our partnership helps scale the understanding of the relevance of visual literacy to safety professionals and provides a creative opportunity for positive impact through visual literacy.

Campbell Institute

As the transformative force in EHS excellence, COVE has partnered with the Campbell Institute in the study of visual literacy and its impact through a long term study involving client companies. The study seeks to understand in a quantitative way how visual literacy helps organizations uncover exposures and improve safety performance.

Fisher Improvement Technologies

Cove has partnered with Fisher Improvement Technologies to align Visual Literacy methodology with the latest thinking in Human and Organizational Performance. They are one of the leading experts in building High Reliability organizations through their Advance Error Reduction technology.

Dave Johnson's Writing Shop

Dave has been an invaluable resource to COVE, he has helped develop thought leadership safety books with Dr. E. Scott Geller and Dr. Timothy Ludwig, podcasts, conference presentations and content for ASSP, AIHA, The Phylmar Group, and others. He’s also lead COVE in writing several white papers and provides a steady stream of blog posts. Prior to working with COVE, Dave was the chief editor of Industrial Safety & Hygiene News, aka ISHN. He brings his knowledge and passion to keep people safe.

Bowers Management Analytics

COVE has partnered with BMA in support of data analytics and data based safety strategies. BMA delivers critical capabilities in the areas of data science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. Through this partnership with BMA, COVE provides client companies with access to high level analytics in support of their safety strategy.

360 Immersive

360 Immersive is a passionate group of tech enthusiasts, storytellers, and innovators committed to creating immersive training solutions that help save lives. They are proud to be certified as an economically disadvantaged, woman-owned, veteran-owned small business. 360 and COVE have partnered to provide On Demand learning opportunities for organizations looking to train their people through an online and interactive environment. 


The collaboration between COVE and SITETRAIN marks a significant advancement in safety training and performance enhancement. By merging COVE’s visual literacy training proficiency with SITETRAIN’s industry-specific expertise, the partnership delivers a comprehensive and innovative safety training approach for organizations in Australia and New Zealand. This partnership aims to revolutionize safety training by empowering individuals with enhanced hazard recognition skills and tailored safety programs, ensuring safer workplaces and improved operational performance.