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Oct 5, 2017, 12:05 PM

FirstGroup Chief Executive Appointed to National Safety Council Board

The National Safety Council (NSC) has appointed Tim O’Toole, Chief Executive Officer of FirstGroup, to its board of directors. FirstGroup is the parent company of First Student, Inc.

O’Toole was elected at the council’s recent annual board of directors meeting at the NSC Congress & Expo. He’ll serve a two-year term.

Speaking on his appointment, Tim O’Toole said: “The council is the pre-eminent organization of its kind in the U.S. and I am privileged to be joining the board of directors. We are dedicated to safety at FirstGroup, where it is always front of mind and our way of life. I look forward to sharing ideas and best practices with my fellow NSC board members and the whole team as we all work together to keep each other safe.”

FirstGroup is the only [school] transportation company to be awarded the coveted National Safety Council Green Cross for Safety® medal, the highest award for safety in North America.

The National Safety Council is a non-profit organization whose mission is to eliminate preventable deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the road through leadership, research, education and advocacy.

Founded in 1913 and chartered by Congress, NSC advances this mission by partnering with businesses, government agencies, elected officials and the public in areas where they can make the most impact.