The City of Salisbury has been awarded the North Carolina Department of Labor (NCDOL) Certificate of Safety Achievement Second Consecutive Year Gold award.
“What an honor to receive this recognition from the North Carolina Department of Labor two years in a row,” said City Manager W. Lane Bailey. “In a challenging year, city employees continue their ongoing, effective workplace safety and health programs.”
“I’m very proud of what city employees have accomplished again this year,” said Risk Manager Leigh Ellington. “This recognition highlights City employees’ commitment and hard work to achieve and maintain good safety records. We continue to evaluate and implement policies and programs to insure employees’ safety and the well-being of those around them.”
To qualify for the safety award, the City of Salisbury met the following requirements:
- Had no fatalities during the calendar year at the site or location for which the award was given; and
- Maintained an incidence rate at least 50 percent below the average for its particular industry group.
The N.C. Department of Labor’s Safety Awards Program recognizes private and public firms throughout the state that achieve and maintain good safety records. The program is designed to stimulate interest in accident prevention and to promote safety in the workplace by providing an incentive to employers and employees to maintain a safe and healthful workplace.
For more information about N.C. Department of Labor’s Safety Awards Program, visit: https://www.labor.nc.gov.