Itasca, IL – The National Safety Council awarded four companies Safety Leadership Awards in December. Recipients have achieved five consecutive years without an occupational injury or illness resulting in lost employee work days or death.
In 2008, work injuries cost the nation $183 billion. There were an estimated 4,303 unintentional work deaths. Companies that motivate and inspire safe behavior are able to reduce workplace injuries and deaths and improve their bottom lines. When employees are encouraged and recognized for safe behavior, companies can build strong corporate safety cultures.
Safety Leadership Awards, part of NSC’s Safety Motivation and Recognition Award Programs, recognized the following companies:
- DH Pace Door Services, Pace Systems Integration, Tempe, AZ
- Overhead Door Company of Wichita, Wichita, KS
- Lockheed Martin, Ocala Operations, Ocala, FL
- Al-Jubail Petrochemical Co. (KEMYA), Jubail, Saudi Arabia
The National Safety Council (www.nsc.org) saves lives by preventing injuries and deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the roads, through leadership, research, education and advocacy.