North Carolina manufacturer of life safety equipment achieves excellence in employee safety
DATELINE Monroe, NC (August 18, 2010) - Scott Health & Safety is proud to announce 2,000,000 hours without a lost time accident - a milestone achievement in employee safety at their Monroe, NC manufacturing facility . The North Carolina Department of Labor (NCDOL) has awarded the 2-Million Hour Safety Award for accumulating more than two million employee hours with no cases of injury or illness resulting in lost work days.
"Scott is very proud that our statistics are well below the industry average and that we have accomplished such a significant task," said Jim Hollingsworth, Environmental Health & Safety Manager at Scott Health & Safety. "To date, we have worked 680 days without a loss time accident."
The significance of this safety achievement is evident in the number of companies that have reached this goal. Only two companies achieved this award in 2009.
According to Paul Woodbury, Scott's General Manager of Manufacturing, "As a safety company, we need to be a leader in providing a safe environment for our employees. We strive to promote a strong culture of safety every day, and with this latest award, it is proof that we are succeeding. We are extremely proud of all our employees for achieving this significant milestone."