KY Personnel Cabinet Receives 2008 Occupational Excellence Achievement Award
FRANKFORT, KY – June is National Safety Month and the National Safety Council (NSC) has recognized the Kentucky Personnel Cabinet with the Occupational Excellence Achievement Award. This award symbolizes outstanding, reporting for injuries and illnesses that involved days away from work, equal to or less than 50% of the BLS (Bureau of Labor Statistics) rate for their 6-digit NAICS (National American Industry Classification System) code. This award is a component of the National Safety Council’s member-exclusive Occupational Awards Program, created to recognize outstanding safety achievements among members.
As an award winner, The KY Personnel Cabinet has helped set the standard for what the National Safety Council considers to be “the best of the best” in safety and safety performance.
For 95 years, the National Safety Council has helped organizations develop, implement, and improve their safety and health programs. The National Safety Council is a nonprofit, nongovernmental, international public service organization dedicated to protecting life and promoting health. Members of NSC include more than 51,300 businesses, labor organizations, schools, public agencies, private groups, and individuals. Founded in 1913, and chartered by the U.S. Congress in 1953, the primary focus of the NSC is preventing injuries on highways and in homes, workplaces, and communities. For additional information about the National Safety Council, visit www.nsc.org.
For more on how to improve safety in the workplace visit the Personnel Cabinet at http://personnel.ky.gov/programs/safetyprogram/default.htm.
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