669,980 hours without a lost time injury or illness
MADISONVILLE, Ky. (June 17, 2016) — Carhartt’s Madisonville Cutting Facility was presented the Governor’s Safety and Health Award for working 669,980 consecutive hours without a lost time injury or illness.
Founded in 1889, Carhartt employs 50 associates in the Madisonville facility. Carhartt also operates a RCV Distribution Center in Hanson, a Supply Chain Operations Center in Irvine and a sewing facility in Edmonton.
“Many of our Madisonville associates have worked together for years and are personally invested in each other’s welfare,” Carhartt President and COO Linda Hubbard said. “This kind of care and concern helps perpetuate Carhartt’s best-in-class safety and training culture, and this recognition is a testament to the dedication of our Madisonville associates and the great emphasis they place on upholding safety regulations and guidelines every single day. We could not succeed in business without their support and we are honored to receive the Governor’s Safety and Health Award for the second consecutive year.”
The Kentucky Labor Cabinet presents the Governor’s Safety and Health Award to highlight outstanding safety and health performance in Kentucky’s workplaces. A business may qualify for the award if its employees 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.