WILLIAMSBURG, Ky.—Firestone Industrial Products L.L.C. received its fifth Governor's Health and Safety Award for achieving 3 million hours worked without a lost-time incident.
The Kentucky Labor Cabinet presented the award to the FSIP team at the Williamsburg plant at a ceremony May 18, according to a Firestone release.
The award recognizes safety and health performance, and encourages the development of programs to eliminate occupational injuries and illnesses. It is awarded to employers who have achieved the minimum number of hours worked without experiencing a lost-time injury or illness at their establishment.
The Williamsburg plant, which celebrates its 29th anniversary this year, has received four other Governor's Awards in recognition of its safety and health performance, according to Firestone.
There were 48 Governor's Health and Safety Awards recipients in 2017, with four of them surpassing 3 million hours.