Carol Keyes, CSP, CRC, CCM, Principal with CHESS, Inc., a local safety and health consulting firm, was honored at the recent American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) conference in Denver, CO.
Fourteen safety, health and environmental (SH&E) professionals from around the globe have recently been honored with the distinguished Practice Specialty Safety Professional of the Year (SPY) award by ASSE’s Council on Practices and Standards. The award recognizes recipients’ commitment to professional excellence, dedication to enhancing the safety field, and contributions to their individual practice specialties. Carol Keyes, a Certified Safety Professional, was recognized at Safety 2012, ASSE’s annual Professional Development Conference, held June 3rd-6th in Denver, as the Safety Professional of the Year for the Consultants’ Practice Specialty Group.
Consultants’ Practice Specialty
Keyes, of Woodbury, MN is president and one of the founding partners of Complete Health, Environmental and Safety Sciences, Inc. (CHESS, Inc.) which specializes in providing occupational safety services to smaller, underserved Midwestern companies, in industries that include manufacturing, automotive repair and local municipalities. Keyes’s earlier contributions to the Consultants’ Practice Specialty include serving as Assistant Publications Coordinator and then in the Publications Coordinator position. She served in each role for two years. Keyes is currently the website coordinator for the Consultants’ Practice Specialty, and is actively involved in redesigning the site and keeping it up-to-date. In addition, she has promoted certification of safety professionals by helping to establish a scholarship program in ASSE’s Northwest Chapter and working on the education committee to provide professional certification study groups.
Keyes holds three national professional certifications: Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) and Certified Case Manager (CCM).
Founded in 1911, the Des Plaines, IL-based ASSE is the oldest professional safety organization and is committed to protecting people, property and the environment. Its more than 34,000 occupational safety, health and environmental professional members lead, manage, supervise, research and consult on safety, health, transportation and environmental issues in all industries, government, labor, health care and education. For more information please go to www.asse.org. For more information about ASSE’s Practice Specialties, Branches and Common Interest groups, please visit www.asse.org/ps/.