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For Immediate Release
SALISBURY, Md. -- Delmarva Power senior safety coordinator Robert "Buzz" Gregory has been named president of the Delmarva Safety Association (DSA) for 2015-17. The DSA is a non-profit organization that works to reduce injuries, occupational illnesses and economic losses in the workplace and communities on the Delmarva Peninsula through education, promotion and advocacy in safety.
Gregory becomes the first-ever Delmarva Power employee to serve as president of the DSA board of directors, which is composed of business owners, managers and safety officers from across the Delmarva Peninsula.
"It is an honor to serve as president of the DSA, which brings together a dedicated group of volunteers who are committed to making a positive impact on reducing injuries in the workplace," said Gregory. "We offer educational safety and health conferences that provide valuable training for employees here on the Delmarva Peninsula."
Delmarva Power region vice president John Allen said, "We are proud of Buzz taking this leadership role with the DSA. Buzz is a dedicated safety professional who is passionate about keeping our employees safe and enjoys serving the DSA to promote safety in the community."
A native of Salisbury, Md., Gregory joined Delmarva Power in 1985 and entered his current safety role in 2007 after working as a lineman for 22 years. Gregory is involved in an array of community activities including serving as pastor of the Delmarva Evangelistic Church and as sectional commander of the Royal Rangers on Maryland's Eastern Shore.
The DSA was founded in 1977 and follows its mission statement: "Through education, promotion and advocacy in safety, DSA reduces injuries, occupational illnesses, and economic losses in the workplace and communities on the Delmarva Peninsula." To learn more about DSA, the organization's website is http://www.delmarvasafety.org/.
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