The National Insulation Association (NIA) announced the 2013 Theodore H. Brodie Distinguished Safety Award winners at NIA's 59th Annual Convention in Indian Wells, California. The Theodore H. Brodie Distinguished Safety Award is NIA's highest industry honor for outstanding safety performance. Michele Jones, NIA's Executive Vice President/CEO, affirmed, "NIA strongly feels that safety is absolutely crucial for our industry, and we applaud companies who take steps to make safety a top priority." The winners of this safety award have prioritized safety by establishing structured safety programs to create safe working environments and ensure the well-being of their employees. NIA received a record number of applications this year, and is pleased to report that the program is recognizing more companies for their safety programs than ever before.