John Zink Company Employees Work Five Million Hours with No Serious Injuries


Jan. 3, 2008

TULSA, Okla. - Employees at John Zink Company, LLC have worked more than 5 million hours and 1,090 consecutive days without an injury resulting in time away from work.

"John Zink Company employees are clearly focused on maintaining a safe work environment," said Scott Taylor, vice president of operations at John Zink Company. "This achievement is a testament to their commitment to safety performance and practices."

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration data indicate that the manufacturing industry averages 2.3 lost time injuries per 200,000 hours worked. John Zink employs more than 800 people at its Tulsa facility who work more than 1.7 million hours annually.

John Zink's Tulsa facility has an OSHA Voluntary Protection Program Super Star site designation. OSHA VPP recognizes facilities with industry-leading safety performance as verified by an extensive audit.

In 2006, John Zink Company was recognized by Oklahoma's Worker Safety Policy Council with the Safety Culture Award of Excellence as well as the Oklahoma Safety Council's Governor's Pinnacle Award for its remarkable results in workplace safety.

John Zink Company, LLC is a leading provider of advanced combustion systems and breakthrough technologies worldwide, servicing a wide range of global markets. John Zink branded products include JZÒ flares, process burners, duct burners, thermal oxidizers and vapor control systems; KALDAIRÒ flares; TODDÒ and GORDON-PIATT® boiler burners; and KEU(TM) thermal oxidizers and heat recovery systems. John Zink Company is a Koch Chemical Technology Group, LLC company. To learn more about John Zink, visit www.johnzink.com.

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