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Piney Flats, Greeneville businesses honored

August 16th, 2011 7:47 pm by Staff Report

The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development recognized Kysor Panel Systems in Piney Flats and Donaldson Company Inc. in Greeneville with the Commissioner’s Award of Excellence for Workplace Safety at 34th Annual Tennessee Safety and Health Congress at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville.
The Commissioner’s Award honors Tennessee employers and their employees who together have achieved a required number of hours worked without experiencing a lost workday case and have maintained total injury and illness incidence rates below the national average. The number of hours required is based on the size of the company. The program recognizes manufacturing and construction firms throughout the state that achieve and maintain a safe and healthful workplace.
Kysor Panel Systems has 190 employees in the architectural and structural metals manufacturing. The facility has qualified for the Commissioner’s Award by working more than 695,000 hours without a lost-time injury.
Donaldson Company Inc. has 106 employees that manufacture automotive parts. The facility has qualified for the Commissioner’s Award by working more than 434,000 hours without a lost-time injury.

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