J. J. Keller® Safety Professional of the Year (SPOTY) - Last Year's Winner


J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. Presents 2016 Safety Professional of the Year Award

James Wiedow, the 14th J. J. Keller Safety Professional of the Year (SPOTY) award winner J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc., the nation’s leading provider of regulatory, safety and compliance solutions, announced its winner of the J. J. Keller Safety Professional of the Year award. Since 2002, J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. has recognized safety professionals from across the United States who have demonstrated unique, engaging and effective approaches to their safety programs.

This year’s award recipient, James Wiedow, corporate environmental, health & safety manager for Isolatek International of Stanhope, New Jersey, accepted the award during a ceremony held at the headquarters of J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc., on October 6, 2016.

“Year after year, the J. J. Keller Safety Professional of the Year award draws top safety professionals from across the country,” said Marne Keller-Krikava, president & CEO for J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. “We are proud to celebrate and honor these individuals for their commitment to safety, as they are truly difference makers.”

James Wiedow, a 30-year safety veteran, has spent the last two and a half years at Isolatek, a passive fireproofing manufacturing company, focused on building a safety and compliance program from the ground up. His comprehensive program includes a health and safety framework scorecard, bi-monthly reporting and quarterly site visits.

In a speech to J. J. Keller associates, Wiedow recognized the leaders of Isolatek for their support to his safety programs and initiatives. “Safety is not a faucet you turn off at the end of the day; it is a 24/7 endeavor in both my personal and professional life,” said Wiedow, environmental, health & safety manager for Isolatek. “I am humbled to receive this award, and I thank J. J. Keller for the continuous support you provide environmental, health and safety professionals like me.”

J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. also recognized second place award winner, Krystal Davidson, safety coordinator at Precision Parts and Remanufacturing based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and third place award winner, Amjad Jaouni, environmental health & safety manager for United Technologies Corporation based in Miami Gardens, Florida.

Winners of the award received cash prizes, plaques, certificates and complimentary J. J. Keller® KellerOnline® subscriptions.

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