FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/2/13) – Kentucky Labor Cabinet Secretary Mark Brown today presented River Metals Recycling LLC with the Governor’s Safety and Health Award.
The Governor’s Safety and Health Award provides special recognition for outstanding safety and health performance and encourages the development of programs designed to reduce and even eliminate occupational injuries and illnesses.
The award is given to employers and their employees who together have achieved the required number of hours worked without experiencing a lost-time injury or illness.
Secretary Brown, in presenting the award to company officials and employees, praised them for their focus on safety. “The company’s high commitment to safety is evident in this award, and this achievement is a positive reflection on the management staff and the employees,” said Brown.
River Metals’ Newport yard, which employs 55 workers, is an example of employees and employers working together to create a safe work environment for all.
River Metals Recycling LLC is the largest scrap recycler in Kentucky with 10 recycling facilities in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio.
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