The NDSC’s awards program honors member companies with outstanding safety programs; employees and instructors who make safety a top priority; and those who have gone above and beyond to improve safety in their workplaces and the communities they serve.





Duane Kuehn Outstanding Safety Professional
Each year the winner of the Duane Kuehn award is recognized on the final day of the NDSC’s Annual Safety & Health Conference in Bismarck. The 2018 Duane Kuehn Outstanding Safety Professional Award was presented to Pat Furr with Roco Rescue on February 22, 2019. Read the full story here. 

Applications for the 2019 Duane Kuehn award will be available later this summer.


Spring Safety & Health Awards

Nearly 70 awards were presented at the NDSC’s 2019 Spring Safety & Health Awards Banquet held Wednesday, April 10 in Bismarck.


The following award categories were presented during the ceremony:

  • Workplace Safety Merit Award
  • Outstanding Safety Instructor
  • Safe Driver Award – Division 1 & 2
  • Star Driver Award – Division 1 & 2
  • Community Advancement Award
  • Safety Improvement Award
  • Safety Management Excellence Award

Click here to see a full list of award winners and photos.