Governor Corbett Announces Winners of Governor's Award for Safety Excellence

- Governor Tom Corbett announced today the ten employers who will be honored this year with a Governor’s Award for Safety Excellence.

The Governor’s Award for Safety Excellence recognizes employers that have achieved the highest standards in workplace safety.
“Since Pennsylvania has the best workforce in the world, I am glad to honor employers who make safety a priority in the workplace,” said Corbett.
Any Pennsylvania employer is eligible for the Governor’s Award for Safety Excellence. Information and criteria used to determine finalists include workplace injuries/illnesses vs. industry standards; and innovation and strategic development of safety policy and approaches.
“Maintaining a safe workplace means maintaining a productive workplace and these employers’ commitment to safety should serve as an example to all Pennsylvania employers,” said Labor & Industry Secretary Julia Hearthway.
The application process for the Governor’s Award for Safety Excellence is highly competitive. The award recognizes successful employer-employee safety programs that produce tangible safety improvements.
The ten 2013 Governor’s Award for Safety Excellence winners are:
Voith Turbo Inc., York County

ABMECH, Inc., Allegheny County

Dynamic Manufacturing, Armstrong County

Avery Dennison, Bucks County

AFS Energy Systems, Cumberland County

MI Metals, Inc., Dauphin County

MI Windows and Doors, Dauphin County

Equipower, Delaware County

Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control, Lackawanna County

Tobyhanna Army Depot, Monroe County

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