ANN ARBOR, MICH-Humantech Vice President Walt Rostykus, has been awarded the Safety Professional of the Year award presented by The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSE).

Rostykus was recognized during ASSE’s 100th Anniversary Professional Development Conference held June 12-15 in Chicago. Of the 500 members in the Ergonomic Practice Specialty, he was selected for being, “one of the highest contributors of the group in terms of volume and quality of input”, according to Krista Sonneson, manager of practice specialties of ASSE.

Rostykus has more than28 years of experience delivering and managing ergonomics, occupational safety, industrial hygiene, and environmental programs. He has provided technical services, established management programs, and conducted process and compliance reviews of ergonomics programs and health and safety programs in a wide variety of industries.

Rostykus is a Certified Professional Ergonomist (CPE), a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), and has served as an Environmental Management System Lead Auditor. He is a member of the American Industrial Hygiene Association, the American Society of Safety Engineers, and the Semiconductor Environmental Safety & Health Association.