INNOPHOS, INC. RECEIVES COMMISSIONER’S AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
SAFETY RECORD DATES BACK TO January 2006
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner James Neeley announced that Innophos, Inc. in Nashville was chosen to receive the Commissioner’s Award of Excellence for Workplace Safety.
"Innophos, Inc. has shown a strong commitment to workplace safety and health by meeting the criteria for this award," said John Winkler, Administrator, Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Administration, who presented the Commissioner’s Award of Excellence to the company today at the company’s facility located at 4600 Centennial Boulevard in Nashville. “The evaluation criteria for this award are challenging, and this company has worked extremely hard to meet and exceed the standards.”
The Commissioner’s Award honors Tennessee employers and their employees who together have achieved a required number of hours worked without experiencing a lost workday case and have maintained total injury and illness incidence rates below the national average. The number of hours required is based on the size of the company.
Innophos, Inc. is an inorganic phosphates manufacturer that employees 150 people in Nashville, Tennessee. The facility has qualified for the Commissioner’s Award of Excellence by working 640,000 hours without a lost time accident, for the 2006-2007 fiscal year.
The Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development Safety Awards Program is designed to stimulate interest in accident prevention and to promote safety. The program recognizes manufacturing and construction firms throughout the state that achieve and maintain a safe and healthful workplace.
To obtain an application or additional information on the Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health (TOSHA) Safety Awards Program, contact the safety grant manager in Nashville at (800) 325-9901 or (615) 741-5281.