The annual Governor’s Workplace Safety Awards (GWSA) provides recognition for employers based on best practices for eliminating workplace injuries and illnesses, and salutes those who have made occupational safety and health a core value. The Governor’s Workplace Safety Awards are open to all organizations, regardless of size or number of workers affected. All Hoosier businesses, unions, municipalities, schools, service organizations, nonprofit organizations or individuals are eligible to apply for the awards. To qualify, an employer must be deemed to be free of compliance disputes concerning all applicable local, state and federal statutes and regulations.
The awards ceremony will be held during the 2023. Indiana Safety and Health Conference on March 1, 2023.
The award provides acknowledgement to employers based on outreach, education, innovations and partnerships. Applications are due Friday, January 13, 2023.
For more information visit Workplace Safety Awards – Indiana Health and Safety conference (insafetyconf.com)
Central Indiana Past President Jeff Fox was selected as the American Society of Safety professionals Region VII 2022 Safety Professional of the year. Jeff’s work over the last five years in support of the occupational safety profession, the Central Indiana Chapter, and the Region distinguished him from the 4,800 professionals in the 22 chapters practicing in six states (IN, KY, MI, OH, TN, WV) that comprise Region VII.
The Central Indiana ASSP Chapter congratulates these Hoosier employers on their recent accomplishments.
Education and Outreach Award for a small-sized company – Kimball Electronics in Jasper, IN
Partnership Award for a small sized company – The Skillman Corporation in Indianapolis, IN
Partnership Award for a large-sized company – Toyota Material Handling, Inc. in Columbus, IN
Innovations Award – Gribbins Insulation in Evansville, IN.
Rising Star Award for a medium-sized company – Hoehn Plastics Inc. in Poseyville, IN
Rising Star Award for a large-sized company – MasterBrand Cabinets, Inc. in Ferdinand, IN
For more information on the Governor’s Workplace Safety Award, visit DOL: GWSA Home (in.gov).
The Chapter also congratulates the 2022 Everyday Safety Hero Award recipients.
Randy Miller, Maintenance Supervisor with Cardinal IG in Fremont, IN.
Don Voegerl, Facilities Maintenance Team Lead with Kimball Electronics in Jasper, IN.
Scott Lewis, Clinton Plant Director with Sustainable Sourcing LLC in Lisle, IN.
Rob Seals, UAW 685 Safety Representative with Stellantis-Indiana Transmission Plant in Kokomo, IN.