Chair of the Board of Trustees Recognized for Her Commitment to Safety

Linda Martin, BCSP Foundation Board Chair, received the Marion Martin Award from the National Safety Council (NSC) at the October 22nd opening session of NSC Congress and Expo. The Marion Martin Award is presented annually to an outstanding female safety professional.

Linda Martin is the BCSP Board of Directors’ 2018 Board President, the BCSP Foundation 2018 Board Chair, and a BCSP Ambassador. She is the Corporate Safety Director for Bay Crane, the largest crane, rigging and heavy haul company in the Northeast U.S., an Adjunct Faculty Member at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Keene State College, and a Faculty Member at Columbia Southern University. Ms. Martin has over 25 years of experience in occupational safety management, construction safety, industrial hygiene, and environmental consulting. She received the 2017 Robert G. Mayes, Sr. Distinguished Faculty of the Year Award at Columbia Southern University.

Ms. Martin has a Bachelor of Science in Geology from Winona State University, a Master of Business Administration from Plymouth State University, a Master of Science in Occupational Safety Management from Indiana State University and is currently working on her Doctorate degree in Safety Sciences at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. In addition to BCSP certifications, Ms. Martin is also a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), a Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) and is a Professional Geologist in three states.

Read the full press release from NSC here.

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