Worked more than 351,800 hours without a lost-time accident or illness
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Aug. 5, 2014) — Deputy Secretary Rocky Comito of the Kentucky Labor Cabinet today joined employees and company officials from PIC Group Inc. at the Cane Run Generating Station to recognize the company for earning the Governor’s Safety and Health Award. PIC Group Inc. employees have worked more than 351,800 hours without a lost-time accident or illness at the facility. This is the third year in a row the employees have earned the award.
PIC Group Inc. provides various maintenance, repair, replacement, installation, engineering and technical services for the power generation equipment at the fossil steam power plants operated by Louisville Gas and Electric Company (LG&E) and Kentucky Utilities Company (KU). PIC workers also provide supplemental support for routine day to day site activities for LG&E and KU generating stations.
With approximately 700 employees worldwide, the PIC Group Inc. provides maintenance services at five generating stations in Kentucky, including two in Louisville and one in Ghent, Harrodsburg and Bedford. PIC has 18 employees at the Cane Run facility.
The Kentucky Labor Cabinet presents the Governor’s Safety and Health Award in recognition of outstanding safety and health performance. An establishment may qualify for the award if its employees together achieve a required number of hours worked without experiencing a lost-time injury or illness. The required number of hours is dependent upon the number of employees. In the case of the PIC employees at the Cane Run Generating Station, the requirement is 250,000.
Every establishment within the geographical boundaries of Kentucky is eligible, even if the establishment won the award the previous year. Eligibility is limited to one award during a 12-month period of time.