Environmental and Public Protection Cabinet
Governor's Safety and Health Award presented to Modine Manufacturing Co.
HARRODSBURG, Ky. (April 17, 2007) – Modine Manufacturing Co., whose employees have worked nearly 339,000 hours without a “lost-time” injury or illness, today was presented a 2007 Governor’s Safety and Health Award.
Philip Anderson, commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Labor, presented the award to company officials during a ceremony at the Harrodsburg facility.
The award is given to employers and employees who together have achieved a specified streak of hours worked without a recordable injury or illness.
“Improving workplace safety has been a fundamental goal of Governor Ernie Fletcher’s administration,” Anderson said. “Creating a culture of a safe work environment and seeking the best methods of worker safety and health are important tasks. We are pleased that Modine Manufacturing shares the vision and understands the value of a safe and healthy work force.”
Modine Manufacturing is a world leader in thermal management. The plant produces round-tube plate fin heat exchangers in heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) modules and systems for automotive, truck and off-highway applications. The Harrodsburg plant opened in 1970 and serves customers such as Peterbilt, John Deere, International, Caterpillar, Blue Diamond Truck and DaimlerChrysler.
The Kentucky Department of Labor is an agency of the Environmental and Public Protection Cabinet.