May 4, 2020Press Release

Michael Best Joins National Safety Council SAFER Task Force to Ensure Employee Safety Through the Pandemic

Michael Best is pleased to announce it will join the National Safety Council (NSC) task force to support the SAFER: Safe Actions for Employee Returns initiative – a comprehensive, multifaceted plan developed to guide employers through the process of safely resuming traditional work and operations now and in a post-pandemic environment.

In partnership with NSC, the nation’s leading nonprofit safety advocate, Michael Best joins other Fortune 500 companies, leading safety organizations and public health professionals and experts to prioritize worker safety and navigate the changed work environment.

“With SAFER, we are bringing the best minds together to ensure Americans have the safest transition back to work possible,” said Lorraine M. Martin, president and CEO of the National Safety Council. “We are thrilled to have the partnership of Michael Best to help us on our mission to make workplaces safer.”

Led by NSC, SAFER will issue recommendations and guidance for employers, including small and mid-size companies, across a variety of industries. From best practices to data-driven recommendations, the task force will provide employers the tools and solutions they need to take action in complicated and challenging times, with simple, practical implementation resources.

“As a member of this task force, Michael Best is pleased to work alongside NSC to create the tools, resources, and initiatives necessary to help institute a safer place to work,” said David Krutz, Firm Managing Partner. “Like all organizations, we want to ensure that we fulfill our obligations of returning to work at the appropriate time and in a safe and organized manner, and this task force will aid in these efforts.”

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