LOCAL MANUFACTURING COMPANIES AWARDED FOR TOP SAFETY RECORD
TALLADEGA— Awards for outstanding worker safety records during 2018 were presented to Alabama manufacturing facilities from the Alabama Department of Labor and Manufacture Alabama, the state’s manufacturing trade association. The achievement awards were presented at the Manufacture Alabama Safety/Health/HR Conference on April 18, featuring instruction and presentations for industries on how to improve safety programs.
“No element of the manufacturing process is more important than worker safety, and this Manufacture Alabama awards program and safety conference is in line with our association’s commitment to helping our member companies achieve competitive excellence in all areas,” said George Clark, Manufacture Alabama president. “We are proud of the outstanding record of Alabama’s manufacturing community in providing employees with a safe and healthy working environment, and we congratulate the fine companies and plants that are being honored today, and the many others with superb safety records who participate in our Safety Awards Program.”
Certificates from the Alabama Department of Labor were awarded to 29 plants that operated during 2018 with no lost-time accidents. Hawk Plastics had 46,246 hours of operating without an accident that requires more than a day of recovery.