Edgetech I.G. Earns Three Safety Awards
According to Edgetech I.G.'s safety chairman Tom Matthews, "Safety is everyone's number one priority." This commitment is evident in the company's safety record that was recently recognized with three awards at the Guernsey-Noble Safety Council Annual Awards luncheon.
At the ceremony on March 28 Matthews accepted the awards on behalf of all Edgetech employees. The honors included the 100 Percent Award for operating the entire year of 2006 without a lost-time injury, the Group Safety Award for contributions by employees at all levels and the Special Award for achieving 687,301 hours without a lost-time injury. These hours were accumulated from September 17, 2004 through December 31, 2006.
At the time of this release from Edgetech, the hours were still without lost-time injury are still in tact and counting.
"At Edgetech, every meeting begins with a safety discussion," says Matthews. "We have an amazing group effort in place and every concern is immediately addressed to ensure a safe work environment."
The Guernsey-Noble Safety Council is a local organization sponsored by the local Chamber of Commerce and Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation. It serves to bring together businesses in Guernsey and Noble counties of Ohio to discuss safety issues and share ideas. The Annual Awards luncheon has been in place for ten years.
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