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Governor’s Safety and Health Award Presented to AGC Automotive Elizabethtown Facility

KY Labor Cabinet 300FRANKFORT, Ky. (4/19/13) – AGC Automotive Americas, whose employees have worked in excess of 1.9 million hours without a “lost-time” injury or illness, today was presented with a Governor’s Safety and Health Award.
 
Mark Brown, secretary of the Kentucky Labor Cabinet, presented the award to company officials during a ceremony at the Elizabethtown facility.
 
“The Labor Cabinet recognizes employers who operate exemplary safety and health management systems and are committed to making safety for employees a priority,” said Secretary Brown during today’s award ceremony. “Creating a culture of a safe work environment and seeking the best methods of worker safety and health are important tasks.”
 
AGC Automotive employs the following processes to increase safety performance, including:
 
• Assessing risk on plant equipment;
• Identifying and eliminating hazards;
• Initiating weekly safety managers walk and conducting monthly safety trainings and meetings;
• Initiating a behavior-based safety process in 2003;
• Employing a Safety Champions Team with members from each department;
• Applying teamwork;
• Initiating monthly safety training and safety meetings;
• Focusing activities on reducing incidents during the summer time, called the Green Campaign, and
• Hosting a Safety and Environmental Children’s Day, promoting the importance of safety.
 
AGC Automotive Americas employs 2,273 at its Elizabethtown operation and is a leading manufacturer of OEM and aftermarket automotive glass worldwide.
 
Founded in 1956 and headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia, AGC Glass Co. North America is one of the largest flat glass manufacturers in North America and part of Japan-based Asahi Glass Co., Ltd. A fully integrated supplier, AGC Glass Co. North America has 3,900 employees in three major business units: building, automotive and solar.
 
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