Certificate in Safety Leadership

May 24, 2016

Omaha, Nebraska. May 24, 2016 - The National Safety Council, Nebraska announces a new partnership with the University of Nebraska at Omaha to offer the Certificate in Safety Leadership program. The new certificate program will focus on building strong leaders, reducing risk, best practices, and performance measurements in the safety and health field.


“We are thrilled to be partnering with the University of Nebraska at Omaha and the Nebraska Business Development Center to offer the Certificate in Safety Leadership,” said Beverly Reicks, President and CEO, National Safety Council, Nebraska. “A safety leader is not just someone whose title includes the word safety. A leader influences behavior – a safety leader has a visible commitment to each employee’s safety. This new partnership and the expansion of our safety consultant team, represents our commitment to deliver the highest level of education and safety services across Nebraska.”


The program consists of nine days of interactive learning and sharing over nine months. It is recommended for safety professionals from all industries wanting to improve their leadership skills, employees involved in safety interested in furthering their safety credentials, and safety veterans wanting to improve their influence and persuasion skills.


“We believe safety is paramount in every business. We all know that safety is no accident; that effective leadership is crucial to safe practices. Our partnership with the National Safety Council, Nebraska recognizes the collective mission of the two organizations to educate safety professionals and develop stronger leaders.” said Harold Sargus, Manager, Professional and Organization Development, Nebraska Business Development Center, UNO College of Business Administration. “We believe this is a one of a kind program that will build on the foundation and commitment to the safety of all individuals.”


About the National Safety Council, Nebraska

Since 1924, the National Safety Council, Nebraska’s (NSCN) mission has been to educate, protect, and influence society to adopt safe practices that prevent human suffering and economic losses at work, in our homes and communities, and on our roads.


NSCN provides an array of education and outreach programs with nationally recognized curriculum and certified instructors who provide a caring, nurturing learning environment. The

NSCN empowers people with the knowledge to make safer choices. For more information visit our website at or follow us on Twitter or Facebook (@safenebraska).


About the University of Nebraska at Omaha and Nebraska Business Development Center Located in one of America’s best cities to live, work and learn, the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) is Nebraska’s premier metropolitan university. With more than 15,000 students enrolled in 200-plus programs of study, UNO is recognized nationally for its online education, graduate education, military friendliness and community engagement efforts. Certificates awarded by the Nebraska Business Development Center, College of Business Administration at UNO provide continuing education units. Workshop prepares individuals for professional certification and credentials. Online opportunities also available.


Susan Booth

National Safety Council, Nebraska


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