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The National Safety Council is America’s leading nonprofit safety advocate – and has been for over 100 years.

As a mission-based organization, it works to eliminate the leading causes of preventable death and injury, focusing its efforts on the workplace.

It hopes to create a culture of safety to not only keep people safer at work, but also beyond the workplace so they can live their fullest lives.

The National Safety Council just announced 33 organizations will receive Industry Leader Awards in 2021 for excellent safety performance within their industries.

The Industry Leader Awards are one component of the NSC Occupational Awards Program, which recognizes outstanding safety achievements of NSC members and represents the top 5% of member companies that qualified for the NSC 2021 Occupational Excellence Achievement Award (based on 2020 calendar year data).

Winners are selected based on the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code, lowest total incidence rate and employee work hours.

One of the 33 award recipients is a California employer, California Resources Corporation. CRC is an oil and natural gas exploration and production company committed to environmentally sustainable and responsible development.

CRC explores for, produces, gathers, processes and markets crude oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids. it has a large portfolio of lower-risk conventional opportunities in each of California’s four major oil and gas basins: San Joaquin, Los Angeles, Ventura and Sacramento., LA Basin Operations, Long Beach, California.

The director of membership at the National Safety Council said that “It is truly an honor to recognize these 33 organizations for their commitment to advancing safety.

She added that “In an unprecedented year, these winners went above and beyond to exemplify what it means to protect employees from death and injury at work.

A sincere thank you and congratulations to each of these organizations, and CRC in our state, on prioritizing safety and saving lives.