Harry L. McKinley Safety Leadership Award

This award is given to a company.

The Safety Leadership Award is earned through documented establishment of safety and health programs, which have reduced the frequency and severity of injury and illness in the workplace. Companies that have demonstrated innovative techniques and safety processes to improve safety performance will also be considered.

The Michigan Safety Conference wishes to recognize each year an employer who exhibits leadership commitment and strives for significant and sustainable results for environmental, health, and safety excellence in the workplace.


  • **Facility or organization must be located in the State of Michigan.
  • **Minimum Michigan based employment – 300 regular employees (excluding contract and temporary employees¬†).
  • **Reduction of recordable/lost work days over most recent five-year period.
  • Nomination to headquarters office with supporting documentation¬†by January 31, 2020¬† 2020 Leadership Award Criteria

    Past Award Recipients

    2019 None Given
    2018 None Given
    2017 None Given
    2016 Three Rivers Corporation
    2015 Toebe Construction
    2014 Fisher Companies
    2013 None Given
    2012 None Given
    2011 MIOSHA
    2010 None Given
    2009 Domino’s Pizza, Ann Arbor, MI
    2008 Chrysler, LLC
    2007 None Given
    2006 Tenneco
    2005 None Awarded
    2004 UAW Ford
    2003 Barton Malow Company
    2002 William Beaumont Hospital
    2001 UAW and General Motors (1st year presented)
Future Meeting Dates

April 12-13, 2022, Lansing, MI
April 18-19, 2023, Grand Rapids, MI
April 16-17, 2024, Grand Rapids, MI


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