Awarded for fifth straight year
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 6, 2014) — The Kentucky Labor Cabinet today recognized the employees of PIC Group Inc. at the Ghent Generating Station with the Governor’s Safety and Health Award. The 23 employees have worked 484,027 hours without a lost-time accident or illness, and have earned the award for the fifth year in a row.
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 Kentucky Utilities Company (KU) and Louisville Gas and Electric Company (LG&E). In addition to the Ghent Generating Station, PIC provides maintenance at four other generating stations in Kentucky, including Cane Run and Mill Creek in Louisville, E.W. Brown in Harrodsburg and Trimble County in Bedford.
“PIC’s service offerings all begin with safety,” said PIC Group Inc. President Todd Grzech. “Our LG&E and KU maintenance personnel consistently demonstrate this PIC attitude and commitment to working safely. We are proud of their accomplishments, and look forward to continuing to receive this award annually as we service our customers in a safe and quality manner.”
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 Group Inc. employees at the Ghent Generating Station, the requirement is 250,000