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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (June 1, 2020)

Nominate Now for the J.J. Keller Safety Professional of the Year (SPOTY) Awards

Recognize Leaders in Safety Excellence & Vision as National Safety Month Kicks Off & Safety Teams Address COVID-19

Neenah, WI - J.J. Keller & Associates, Inc., the nation’s leading provider of safety and regulatory compliance solutions, announced that nominations are open for the J.J. Keller Safety Professional of the Year (SPOTY) Awards. This coincides with the kickoff of June as National Safety Council’s National Safety Month. The awards recognize workplace safety professionals who achieve excellence in safety for their companies and build a culture and vision for safety. This year, nomination forms include additional recognition for those addressing safety of employees and others during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Nominations are open through July 15, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. CST at jjkeller.com/spoty.

SPOTY winners are chosen by members of J.J. Keller’s staff of 70+ safety consultants and editors. The winners will be announced in September.

The first-place J.J. Keller SPOTY Award winner receives more than $10,000 in cash and prizes. This includes $2,500, a plaque and certificate, a free one-year subscription to the J.J. Keller® Safety Management Suite for the winner and their staff (up to 10 users), and $1,200 in free online training from J.J. Keller.

“The SPOTY Award is one of the most prestigious awards a safety professional can earn. From our unique perspective providing safety solutions to more than 90% of Fortune 1000® companies, we see and advise on the safety practices that are head-and-shoulders above the others,” said Rustin Keller, J.J. Keller president and CEO. “This year, we look forward to honoring those who have also implemented forward-thinking pandemic plans.”

SPOTY nominations are open to safety professionals in the United States. Awards are presented for the Safety Professional of the Year as well as second and third places. Second place receives $500, a plaque and certificate, and a free one-year subscription to the J.J. Keller® Safety Management Suite. Third place receives $50, a plaque and certificate, and a free one-year subscription to the J.J. Keller® Safety Management Suite.

“Safety is one of the most important things a company can provide for employees,” said Keller. “We want to honor safety professionals who do the work of creating a safety culture every day.”

This is the eighteenth year of the J. J. Keller SPOTY Awards. Email questions to SPOTY@jjkeller.com.

About J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.

J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. is the nation’s leading provider of regulatory, safety and compliance solutions, serving more than 600,000 customers, including 90% of Fortune 1000® companies. Organizations rely on our expert insights to help create safe work environments and simplify the complexities of regulatory compliance. Our diversified portfolio, including mobile technologies, online tools, publications, training, forms, supplies, consulting and professional services, is trusted to safeguard workers, reduce risk and build operational confidence. As a privately held, family-owned company since 1953, we help protect lives every day. www.jjkeller.com

About J. J. Keller® Safety Managment Suite

The J. J. Keller® SAFETY MANAGEMENT SUITE is the newest addition to J. J. Keller’s growing family of world-class cloud solutions – and is a must-have for safety professionals at any level. It provides safety management tools and applications to help drive performance, reduce risk and ensure compliance. Developed using real-world insight from industry leaders across the country, SAFETY MANAGEMENT SUITE delivers round-the-clock access to all of J. J. Keller’s most popular safety management tools, making it easy to develop a full-service safety program from the ground up. Learn more at https://www.jjkeller.com/shop/Product/J-J-Keller-Safety-Management-Suite#overview.

About J. J. Keller® Training on Demand

J. J. Keller® Training on Demand offers more than 500 streaming video and online courses covering transportation, hazardous materials, human resources and workplace and construction safety. It provides safety leaders with tools to supplement classroom and field education with self-paced learning. Options are to pay as you go or purchase a subscription and gain unlimited access to the complete training library plus immediate access to updated and new courses. Learn more at https://www.jjkeller.com/shop/Product/J-J-Keller-Training-On-Demand.

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