Today, the South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance (SCMA) recognized 105 manufacturing plant sites throughout the State for outstanding workplace safety accomplishments during 2013.
This list included several local manufacturers including: Ascend Performance Materials, Capsugel, Eaton Hydraulics, Greenwood Mills, Inc., of Greenwood and several others throughout the Lakelands.
A complete list of award recipients can be viewed by CLICKING HERE.
Facilities with a low rate of incidents resulting in lost workdays, job transfers or restrictions were nominated for recognition. Plants submitting an incidence rate below the statewide average for their NAICS code received an award.
"To ensure a successful business environment for South Carolina manufacturers, it is essential that we also ensure a safe working environment for our associates," said Scott Coleman, SCMA Plant Safety Conference Chairman and HR Manager for Sage Automotive Interiors. "We are proud to recognize the achievements of so many manufacturing facilities for meeting and exceeding the standards of this ambitious award. By making the safety and health a top priority, it is evident that manufacturers across the State are committed to providing a safer, more prosperous South Carolina."