|Cummins Recognized with the 2014 Robert W. Campbell Award by the National Safety Council|
COLUMBUS, IN – Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) today announced that it received the 2014 Robert W. Campbell Award from the National Safety Council.
Campbell Award nominees are evaluated on the organization’s Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) management system and its incorporation into business practices. According to the Campbell Award executive review committee, Cummins scored highly because its leaders commit to safety through the company’s “Live It, Lead It” program. Cummins actively engages its employees in meaningful and impactful projects in the places they live and work.”
“Our work in safety is about caring for our people who work every day to help our Company succeed,” said Tom Linebarger, chairman and CEO of Cummins. “The Campbell Award is terrific recognition for the Cummins employees who have made tremendous progress in the area of safety at our company. However, we know that when it comes to safety, our work is never done. There is much more to do and we will continue to be guided by our Company's mission to demand that everything we do leads to a cleaner, healthier and safer environment."
"Cummins is a true learning organization that continues to seek opportunities to strengthen its outstanding approach to safety, health and sustainability,” said Deborah A.P. Hersman, president and CEO of the National Safety Council. “Cummins is an example of a company far along on their Journey to Safety Excellence, but whose leaders still pursue improvement.”
The Campbell Award is underwritten by the Exxon Mobil Corporation. It is named for Robert W. Campbell, a safety pioneer and the first president of the National Safety Council. Visit CampbellAward.org for more information.
About Cummins Inc.
Cummins Inc., a global power leader, is a corporation of complementary business units that design, manufacture, distribute and service diesel and natural gas engines and related technologies, including fuel systems, controls, air handling, filtration, emission solutions and electrical power generation systems. Headquartered in Columbus, Indiana (USA), Cummins currently employs approximately 48,000 people worldwide, and serves customers in approximately 190 countries and territories through a network of approximately 600 company-owned and independent distributor locations and approximately 6,500 dealer locations. Cummins earned $1.48 billion on sales of $17.3 billion in 2013.
About the National Safety Council
Founded in 1913 and chartered by Congress, the National Safety Council, nsc.org, is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to save lives by preventing injuries and deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the road through leadership, research, education and advocacy. NSC advances this mission by partnering with businesses, government agencies, elected officials and the public on the leading causes of unintentional death, with a focus on distracted driving, teen driving, workplace safety, prescription drug overdoses and Safe Communities. Safety+Health magazine, the Council’s flagship publication, is a leading source of occupational safety and health information.