ACS Presents Five Excellence Awards

The awards honored Quest Diagnostics, Walmart, and three others for promoting healthy lifestyles and reducing cancer risks among their employees.

The American Cancer Society has presented Awards of Excellence, Excellence in Cancer Control, Excellence in Employee Engagement, Excellence in Employee Giving, and Excellence in Tobacco Control – part of the annual American Cancer Society Corporate Impact Awards -- to five corporate partners.

"Research shows that employers have a unique opportunity to make a difference in today's workforce through health promotion and disease prevention initiatives," says John R. Seffrin, Ph.D., chief executive officer of ACS. "As the society celebrates 100 years of helping people get well and stay well, fighting back, and finding cures for cancer, we are proud to recognize companies who emphasize the importance of cancer prevention, are working to reduce cancer risk among their workforce, and are helping the Society fight one of the greatest economic burdens of all leading causes of death worldwide."

  • Walmart will receive the Award of Excellence for corporate and employee giving, customer engagement, volunteerism, and promoting employee health and wellness benefits, policies, and programs.
  • Moda Health will receive the Excellence in Cancer Control award. For eight years, the company has been a corporate champion and flagship sponsor for the society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer® program.
  • Quest Diagnostics will receive the Excellence in Employee Engagement award. Employees participated in more than 60 Relay For Life® and Making Strides Against Breast Cancer events in 2012, raising more than $250,000 for ACS.
  • City National Bank will receive the Excellence in Employee Giving award. Since 2008, City National Bank has included the American Cancer Society in its strategic choice workplace giving campaign, raising more than $160,000 in 2012 for ACS.
  • Bob Evans Farm, Inc. will receive the Excellence in Tobacco Control award. It introduced the Quit For Life program with smoking-cessation resources free to employees last year. In January 2013, the company launched a tobacco-free policy covering all 45,000 employees at 565 restaurants and five food production plants and transportation centers across 19 states.

Download Center

HTML - No Current Item Deck
  • Free Safety Management Software Demo

    IndustrySafe Safety Management Software helps organizations to improve safety by providing a comprehensive toolset of software modules to help businesses identify trouble spots; reduce claims, lost days, OSHA fines; and more.

  • The Top 5 Safety and Technology Trends to Watch

    Get the latest on trends you can expect to hear more about in 2019, including continued growth of mobile safety applications, wearable technology, and smart PPE; autonomous vehicles; pending OSHA recordkeeping rulemaking; and increased adoption of international safety standard, ISO 45001.

  • Analyze Incident Data

    Collect relevant incident data, analyze trends, and generate accurate regulatory reports, including OSHA 300, 300A, and 301 logs, through IndustrySafe’s extensive incident reporting and investigation module.

  • Safety Training 101

    When it comes to safety training, no matter the industry, there are always questions regarding requirements and certifications. We’ve put together a guide on key safety training topics, requirements for certifications, and answers to common training questions.

  • Conduct EHS Inspections and Audits

    Record and manage your organization’s inspection data with IndustrySafe’s Inspections module. IndustrySafe’s pre-built forms and checklists may be used as is, or can be customized to better suit the needs of your organization.

  • Industry Safe
comments powered by Disqus

OH&S Digital Edition

  • OHS Magazine Digital Edition - January 2019

    January / February 2019

    Featuring:

    • PREVENTING ERRORS
      Production vs. Safety 
    • EMERGENCY SHOWERS & EYEWASH
      Meeting the Requirements for Emergency Equipment
    • CONSTRUCTION SAFETY
      The State of Contractor Safety
    • FOOT PROTECTION
      The Three Keys to Effective Chemical Management
    View This Issue