NASHVILLE - Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner James Neeley announced that G&L Manufacturing in Cookeville was chosen to receive the Governor’s Award of Excellence for Workplace Safety.
“G&L Manufacturing has demonstrated strong commitment to maintaining a safe and healthy workplace,” said John Winkler, administrator for the Tennessee Department of Labor & Workforce Development’s TOSHA ( Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Administration) Division. “The evaluation criteria for this award are ambitious, and G&L has worked conscientiously to meet and exceed the standards the award requires.”
The Governor’s Award honors Tennessee employers and employees who meet a required number of hours during a calendar year without workplace injuries serious enough to cause an employee to miss a day of work or restrict his normal job activities. The number of hours required is based on the size of the company.
G&L Manufacturing qualified for the Governor’s Award by working more than 100,000 man hours without a lost time or restricted duty incident. The company’s remarkable safety record goes back to August 2005.
For more information on the Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Administration award programs contact TOSHA’s Consultative Services office at (800) 325.9901.