Emily Whitcomb

Director, Work to Zero

National Safety Council

Emily Whitcomb joined the National Safety Council in January 2014 as a Research Associate conducting program evaluation for community, transportation and workplace injury prevention programs. In 2016, Emily joined the Advocacy Department to launch the fatigue initiative, focused on reducing fatigue-related incidents and injuries in the workplace. In 2019, Emily joined the Safety Education, Training & Services Department as a Director on the Work to Zero Initiative.  Work to Zero is focused on identifying promising technological innovations for eliminating workplace fatalities in our lifetime. Emily has a Masters of Public Health from the University of Illinois at Chicago.