The 2018 College
of Health and Human Services Young Alumni Achievement Award was presented to
Department of Safety Sciences alumnus Brandon Hody ’12, M’15.
Hody is currently a safety and occupational
health professional for Current Technologies Corporation. He was also recently recognized by the National
Safety Council as a “Rising Star of Safety” for his leadership in
workplace safety programs. In 2016, he
was the American Society of Safety Professionals Public Section Practice
Specialty Safety Professional of the Year.
In 2017, Hody won an
election to become assistant administrator at the American Society of Safety
Professionals Public Sector Practice Specialty. He also serves as
the alternate CTC representative to an American National Standards Institute
and two International Safety Equipment Association Standard
Development Committees. In August 2018, Hody co-authored a peer-reviewed
article titled “Medical Marijuana—Addressing Impairment in the Workplace,” in
the ASSP’s Professional Safety Journal.