Automotive Fleet

SEP 2013

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SANDRA LEE RECEIVES FLEET SAFETY AWARD The 20-plus-year health and safety veteran is responsible for the safety of the company's 33,000 drivers spread around the globe. She currently serves as chairperson of NETS. BY CHRIS WOLSKI PHOTO: NETS 42 AUTOMOTIVE FLEET I SEPTEMBER 2013 PHOTO: CHRIS WOLSKI A t the 2013 Fleet Safety Conference, Sandra Lee, director, Worldwide Fleet Safety for Johnson & Johnson, received the second annual Fleet Safety Award, which is sponsored by the American Automotive Leasing Association (AALA) in conjunction with Automotive Fleet magazine. Lee is responsible for Johnson & Johnson's SAFE Fleet and feet safety policies for the company's more than 33,000 drivers around the globe. At a lunchtime presentation during the conference, Network of Employers for Trafc Safety (NETS) Executive Director Jack Hanley accepted the award on behalf of Lee, who was unable to attend the conference. AALA's Executive Director Pam Sederholm, presented the award to Hanley on Lee's behalf. Hanley said Lee expressed "surprise and gratitude for this terrifc award." According to Hanley, Johnson & Johnson's feet safety programs are part of its overall sustainability eforts, which include employees, family members, and the community at large in all of the company's worldwide markets. "Sandy leads a corporate road safety program recognized around the world for its breadth, width, and results," Hanley said. "She combines strategic vision with tactical clarity to ensure Johnson & Johnson's feet safety program keeps Johnson & Johnson's business drivers around the world safe today and in the future." Lee is the NETS chairperson for 2012 and 2013. NETS Executive Director and Fleet Safety Conference keynoter Jack Hanley accepts the second-annual Fleet Safety Award on the behalf of Johnson & Johnson's Sandra Lee, from AALA President Pamela Sederholm. According to her ofcial bio, Lee's background includes more than 20 years of experience in the felds of health, wellness, and safety. Prior to her current position overseeing the health and safety of Johnson & Johnson's feet, she was the company's health & safety director with responsibility for health and safety services provided to North America Consumer Companies within Johnson & Johnson and for facilitating global ergonomics risk reduction efforts within this group. Her experience also includes managing the delivery of health, wellness, and employee assistance program services for U.S. employees in manufacturing and R&D environments. As chairperson of NETS, among her numerous contributions, Lee has supported NETS' role as a member of the United Nations Road Safety Collaboration, a steering group for the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020. Lee also has helped to shape NETS' Strength in Numbers Fleet Safety Benchmark program and is a current steering committee member of NETS' annual Drive Safely Work Week campaign. Te Fleet Safety Award seeks to recognize candidates who have shown leadership, innovation, and measurable results in enhancing the safety of their employees, those traveling with them, as well as everyone else who shares the road with them. AALA's Sederholm said all of the Fleet Safety Award nominees were well qualifed. "We were very pleased with the caliber of this year's nominees," she said. Te 2013 Fleet Safety Conference attracted nearly 300 professionals involved in feet safety. Modern Transportation Services was the recipient of the frst annual Fleet Safety Award in 2012. AF

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