Vendor NewsSal Longo, Founder and CEO of Northern Safety and Industrial is touring facilities across the country with Cal Ripken, Jr. to reinforce the importance of Leadership and Safety in the Workplace.

Throughout out his record-breaking career, Ripken never missed a day of work. He retired in 2001 after playing 2,632 consecutive games–the equivalent of 17 years, or 6,205 days without a lost-time accident. He knows what it takes to stay safe at work, and he’s joined Northern Safety to share the importance of safety in the workplace. 

“The core values Cal possesses directly mirror the core values we live by at Northern Safety,” says Sal Longo, founder and CEO of Northern Safety. “His dedication and commitment to keeping himself safe and ready to play embodies our message of safety in the workplace. That’s the message he’s helping us get out to our customers, and we’re thrilled to have him on our team.”

Ripken added, “I have enjoyed working with Sal and the team at Northern Safety.  They are passionate about their mission to keep workplaces safe and I enjoy helping them deliver that message.”

About Northern Safety

Northern Safety Co, Inc. is a national distributor of top quality safety and industrial supplies. The company currently services over 100,000 customers and employs nearly 500 people across its 17 locations. Its headquarters in Frankfort, New York serves as its main call center, operational center, and primary distribution center. Northern Safety distributes a wide variety of brand name products, including 3M™, Honeywell, DeWalt™, Moldex, MSA, and countless others. In addition, the company developed is own line of safety and industrial products under the NS® Brand name. Members of the NS® Brand family include its flagship brand, N-Specs® Safety Eyewear, Gloves, ActivGARD® Protective Apparel, NS® Respiratory Protection, Head & Face Protection ActivFlex® Ergonomics, Fall Protection, and several others. Northern Safety distributes its products through multiple catalog mailings, its inside and outside sales force, as well as its fully interactive website,