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Thomas Engineering Company Earns Governor’s Safety Award

March 22nd, 2017 · 1 Comment

Thomas Engineering Company Earns Governor’s Safety Award

Thomas Engineering Company, a contract manufacturer of metal stampings, will be recognized for excellence in workplace safety and health at the Governor’s Safety Award luncheon on May 18 at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Thomas Engineering Company is one of 266 employers to be honored through the awards program, coordinated by the Minnesota Safety Council.

“We thank Thomas Engineering Company for its commitment to safety,” said Paul Aasen, president of the Minnesota Safety Council. “These efforts protect workers, strengthen the organization and benefit the community as a whole.”

“Safety is a core value here at Thomas Engineering Company. Our people are the organizations greatest assets. All employees at Thomas Engineering Company work together as a team to ensure a safe work environment. We are very proud of our safety record and feel honored to receive the Governor’s Safety Award. ” Tim Aberwald, President of Thomas Engineering Company.

 Since 1934, the annual Governor’s Safety Awards program has honored Minnesota Employers with exceptional safety performance. Applicants are judged on several years of injury data as it compares with their industry’s national statistics, and on their progress in implementing a comprehensive safety program. Winner are recognized at three levels:

  • Meritorious Achievement (115 winners): Incidence rates that are better than the industry average for at least three years, and a score between 50 and 74 and 100-point safety program evaluation scale.
  • Outstanding Achievement (108 winners): Continuing improvement and/or continuing outstanding record with incident rates that are 51%-91% better than the industry average, and a score between 75 and 90 on the safety program evaluation scale.
  • Award of Honor (43 winners): Incidence rates at least 91% better than the industry average, and a score between 91 and 100 on the safety program evaluation scale.

Thomas Engineering Company received a Meritorious Achievement Award.

The Governor’s Safety Award luncheon is part of the 83rd Minnesota Safety & Health Conference, coordinated by the Minnesota Safety Council. The conference is the oldest and largest gathering of workplace safety and health professionals in the region. The Minnesota Safety Council, founded in 1928, is a non-governmental, not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life in Minnesota by preventing unintentional injuries (“accidents”).

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