Emily Whitcomb joined the National Safety Council in January 2014 as a Research Associate conducting program evaluation for community, transportation and workplace injury prevention programs. In 2016, Emily joined the Advocacy Department to launch the fatigue initiative, focused on reducing fatigue-related incidents and injuries in the workplace. In 2019, Emily joined the Workplace Practice division as Director of the Work to Zero Initiative. Work to Zero is focused on identifying promising technological innovations for eliminating workplace fatalities in our lifetime. Emily has a Masters of Public Health from the University of Illinois at Chicago.