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

Prestigious North American Awards Highlight Excellence with a First-Place Prize Package Valued at More than $44,000

J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc., a North American leader in safety and regulatory compliance solutions, is now accepting applications for the 2024 J. J. Keller Safety Professional of the Year (SPOTY) Awards. The annual awards recognize environmental health and safety professionals who go above and beyond their daily duties to achieve excellence in safety for their companies. Applications are open through July 31, 2024, at 5:00 p.m. CST at jjkeller.com/spoty.

Safety professionals may apply for the SPOTY Awards directly, or may be nominated by someone else.

The winning safety professionals will be chosen by a panel from J. J. Keller’s staff of 75+ safety consultants and experts — acknowledged industry leaders with a combined 500+ years of workplace safety experience. The winners will be announced in September.

First-Place Prize Package Valued at More Than $44,000

The first-place J. J. Keller SPOTY Award winner will receive a range of items totaling more than $44,000 in value:

  • $2,500 to be donated by J. J. Keller to the winner’s nonprofit 501(c)3 organization of choice
  • A one-year subscription to  J. Keller® Safety Management Suite– for a team of up to 10 users – a $39,950 value, including 500 e-learning training enrollments per user plus data sharing across all users
  • A one-year membership to  J. Keller® Compliance Network– a $1,495 value, including the winner’s choice of a Hazmat Edge or Environmental Edge upgrade
  • $250 toward J. J. Keller® SAFEGEAR® PPE
  • a commemorative plaque

In addition, the winner and their company will be featured in a webcast by J. J. Keller in October 2024.

“The SPOTY Awards are unique when you look at awards in the industry, because the SPOTY Awards focus on the personal commitment and influence of the safety professionals who are on the ground doing the hard work of keeping people safe every day, versus accomplishments at the company level,” said Rustin Keller, president and CEO of J. J. Keller. “Since 1953, our purpose at J. J. Keller has been to protect people and the businesses they run. We advise on safety practices that lead in the industry. And we look forward to honoring those who have implemented forward-thinking approaches to protecting people in their workplace.”

Awards are presented for the J. J. Keller Safety Professional of the Year as well as second and third places.

Second place receives:

  • $500 to be donated by J. J. Keller to the winner’s nonprofit 501(c)3 organization of choice
  • A one-year individual subscription to J. J. Keller® Safety Management Suite –a $1,795 value, including 500 e-learning training enrollments
  • A one-year membership in the J. J. Keller® Compliance Network – a $1,495 value, including the winner’s choice of a Hazmat Edge or Environmental Edge upgrade
  • $200 toward J. J. Keller® SAFEGEAR® PPE
  • a commemorative plaque

Third place receives:

  • $250 to be donated by J. J. Keller to the winner’s nonprofit 501(c)3 organization of choice
  • A one-year individual subscription to J. J. Keller® Safety Management Suite –a $1,795 value, including 500 e-learning training enrollments
  • A one-year membership in the J. J. Keller® Compliance Network – a $1,495 value, including the winner’s choice of a Hazmat Edge or Environmental Edge upgrade
  • $150 toward J. J. Keller® SAFEGEAR® PPE
  • a commemorative plaque

The SPOTY Awards are open to safety professionals who are legal residents of the United States and Canada, excluding Quebec. Other requirements apply. See the complete official rules at jjkeller.com/spoty.

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