At a recent meeting of its cement plant managers, Hanson recognized four of its North American cement plants for having zero lost-time incidents in 2010. In the U.S., the Lehigh Hanson cement plants in Glens Falls, N.Y., Leeds, Ala., and Waco, Texas, all operated last year without a single accident that resulted in an employee missing time at work. In Canada, the Lehigh Hanson cement plant in Edmonton, Alberta, also achieved zero lost-time accidents in 2010. This recognition is particularly timely since June is recognized as the National Safety Month by the National Safety Council.
“As the outstanding efforts of the employees at these four plants clearly demonstrate, at Lehigh Hanson we believe every workplace accident is preventable,” said Dan Harrington, president and chief executive officer. “Safety is the most important aspect of all of our jobs. No matter if it is a manufacturing facility or a corporate office location, we have an obligation to our fellow employees and their families to make safety our top priority at all times.”