MeadWestvaco’s Lanett plant Receives Award

on June 9, 2014

MeadWestvaco’s Lanett plant was honored May 14 for its outstanding 2013 worker safety record

MeadWestvaco’s Lanett plant was honored May 14 for its outstanding 2013 worker safety record by the Alabama Department of Labor and Manufacture Alabama, the state’s manufacturing trade association. MWV received an award for operating a competitive number of hours with no accidents and another for operating with no lost-time accidents, an accident that requires more than a day of recovery. The awards were presented at Manufacture Alabama’s Safety/Human Resources/Health Conference, an annual event providing instructions and demonstrations to manufacturers on how to improve safety programs. “No element of the manufacturing process is more important than worker safety, and this Manufacture Alabama safety conferenceand awards program is in line with our association’scommitment to helping our member companiesachieve competitive excellence in all areas,” saidGeorge Clark, Manufacture Alabama’s president.“We’re proud of the outstanding record of Alabama’smanufacturing community in providing employeeswith a safe and healthy working environment. And wecongratulate MWV on its safety achievements, alongwith the many others with superb safety records whoparticipate in our safety awards program.”Of the 54 awards program participants, MWV is onethe most divisional hours with the fewest accidents and

Article by Wayne Clark, valley Times News

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