NSF International Awarded Certificate of Appreciation

Washtenaw County and the Local Emergency Planning Committee Recognizes NSF for Service

Ann Arbor, MI - NSF International today received a certificate of appreciation from Washtenaw County and the Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC), for its dedicated service to public safety. NSF representatives on the committee include Bruce DeMaine, director of corporate QA & safety for NSF, who serves as vice chair on the LEPC and Theresa Uscinowicz, senior QA & safety specialist for NSF.

"NSF International has played a key role in supporting hazardous materials emergency planning to help protect the health and safety of the entire community," said Dan Onyskin, Chair of the Washtenaw County LEPC. "Through their active participation on the committee to allowing committee meetings to take place at their world headquarters in Ann Arbor on Dixboro Road, NSF has demonstrated the type of business involvement that makes the LEPC work."

The LEPC committee was formed in the 1980’s to help ensure industries that use, produce or store extremely hazardous substances are prepared for emergencies.

"Although we conduct business in more than 80 countries, we understand and are committed to the role corporations play in local efforts as well," said DeMaine. "Most importantly, this award exemplifies NSF’s dedication to the local community here in Ann Arbor and supports our overall public health and safety mission."

About NSF International: NSF International, an independent, not-for-profit organization, helps protect you by certifying products and writing standards for food, water, air and consumer goods (www.nsf.org). Founded in 1944, NSF is committed to protecting public health and safety worldwide. NSF is a World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Food and Water Safety and Indoor Environment. Additional services include safety audits for the food and water industries, management systems registrations delivered through NSF International Strategic Registrations, Ltd., organic certification provided by Quality Assurance International and education through the NSF Center for Public Health Education.

Greta Houlahan
Phone: (800) NSF-MARK Ext: 5723
Email: [email protected]

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