The R.W. Campbell Award
work is today recognized as an economic necessity, and
one of the most constructive movements that has ever
come into our National life. It's the study of the right
way to do things and is ... one of the greatest aids
to shop efficiency and economy."
Robert W. Campbell 1914
As a Global Partner for the Robert W. Campbell Award, IAPA
provides outreach and support for safety, health and environmental
management initiatives and fosters collaborations that support
the purpose and vision of the Award.
Safety pioneer Robert W. Campbell recognized both the economic necessity and personal value of integrating safety, health and the environment into business at the beginning of the last century. Campbell had a vision that the safety movement would go forward through the sharing of ideas, experiences and lessons learned.
The Robert W. Campbell Award honours organizations like yours
that demonstrate improved productivity and profitability by
holding EHS as a key business value.
The Award builds on internationally accepted EHS performance
measurements. Its ultimate goal is to capture and evaluate
EHS successes and share them as guidance for others.
You to Join Us
Integrating EHS into business systems benefits
the worker and the community as well as the business itself.
The Award fosters the sharing of leading edge EHS systems
and best practices to improve lives worldwide.
Winning success stories will be shared and showcased at a
special awards banquet and at various EHS conferences, including
the National Safety Council's annual Congress & Expo.
Robert W. Campbell Award winners are recognized, not only for their approach to EHS management, but for their business leadership. EHS and business professionals and educational institutes worldwide use the published success stories as real-life, high profile examples for others to emulate.
We hope that you embrace the vision of improvement through sharing. With your involvement and contribution, we can work toward improved workplace and environmental conditions worldwide. Please join us.
is the Award Determined?
Award submissions are reviewed by an international
panel of experts and leaders. The review panel evaluates your
submission based on measurable EHS achievements linked to
productivity, profitability, and other leading business indicators.
If your submission is selected as a finalist, a site visit
will be conducted. The results of the site visits and submission
evaluations will be used to determine the Award winners.
is the Timeline?
Applications are now being accepted for the 2011 award. Submissions must be postmarked no later than May 31, 2011 with winners announced at the National Safety Council’s annual congress and expo October 30-November 2, 2011 at Philadelphia, PA.
Behind the Award?
The Award is supported by a network of global partners. These reputable organizations are involved in outreach activities which include identifying potential applicants, nominating candidates for the international review panel and providing a system for worldwide disseminations of the published success stories.
The Award is managed by the National Safety Council (NSC),
a U.S.-based public service organization dedicated to the
safety, health and environmental well-being of all people
The Award is underwritten by the Exxon
Mobil Corporation through its philanthropic foundation.
The Dow Chemical Company
Dow combines the power of science and technology with the “Human Element” to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company connects chemistry and innovation with the principles of sustainability to help address many of the world’s most challenging problems such as the need for clean water, renewable energy generation and conservation, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow’s diversified industry-leading portfolio of specialty chemical, advanced materials, agrosciences and plastics businesses delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in approximately 160 countries and in high growth sectors such as electronics, water, energy, coatings and agriculture.