TALLAHASSEE, FL (June 21, 2021)— The Florida Chamber Safety Council today announced City Furniture’s Director of Safety George Zamora has officially joined its statewide Advisory Board.
“Creating a culture of safety is so much more than simply having safety protocols in place,” said Florida Chamber Safety Council President Katie Yeutter. “The Florida Chamber Safety Council’s Advisory Board plays a leadership role in moving the needle towards making Florida the safest, healthiest and most sustainable state in America.”
Serving as the official state chapter of the National Safety Council, the Florida Chamber Safety Council is Florida’s leading provider of workplace safety training while working to promote policies, practices and procedures to increase safety, protection and health in business and industry, in schools and colleges, on roads and highways, and in homes and communities.
The Florida Chamber Safety Council works everyday with Florida employers to provide safety solutions that match the needs of every business through a suite of training solutions which includes custom trainings for employees, public trainings hosted across Florida, as well as an online, on-demand safety training platform.
“Adding City Furniture’s George Zamora to the Florida Chamber Safety Council Advisory Board is a huge leap towards creating a culture of safety across Florida,” said Florida Chamber Safety Council Chair Mark Morgan. “As we provide best practices to Florida businesses, the leadership and safety knowledge George brings from the retail sector is going to make a big impact on Florida’s health, safety and sustainability.”
George Zamora oversees all of City Furniture’s Occupational Health and Safety programs and the organization’s Fleet Safety programs. Mr. Zamora’s team is responsible for the safe operation of over 140 delivery vehicles, a fleet of tractor trailers, and oversees the health and safety of more than 2,700 associates across 34 showrooms and 3 distribution centers.
Florida Chamber Safety Council Advisory Board members include Jody McClure, director of Team Member, Legal, Risk & Insurance at ABC Fine Wine & Spirits; Robert Roncska, corporate executive director for high reliability and unit culture at AdventHealth; Dr. Joshua Chard, director of product and corporate safety at Altec Industries, Scott Frazer, corporate safety director at Boldt; Erin Black, vice president of Sustainability and Risk Management at Coca-Cola Beverages Florida; Edwin Foulke, partner at Fisher Phillips; Tom Baldwin, vice president of safety at Global Medical Response (GMR); John Trevathan, chief procurement officer and vice president of corporate services at GuideWell; Greg Meloon, president of Nautique Boat Company; Mark Morgan, senior human resources manager for corporate safety & workers’ compensation at NextEra Energy Inc.; Matt Fisher, senior vice president at Pike Electric; Sandy Hodes, senior vice president and deputy general counsel for Ryder System, Inc.; Chief Carl Metzger, associate vice president for public safety and chief of police at the University of Central Florida; Mark Ligon, vice president of safety & risk management at Vecellio Group; and Greg Hale, chief safety officer and vice president at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts.
To learn more about how the Florida Chamber Safety Council is making Florida safer, healthier and more sustainable, visit www.FLChamberSafety.com.