FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 11, 2012) – Kentucky Labor Cabinet Secretary Mark Brown today presented Kentucky Utilities’ (KU) Lexington substation with a Governor’s Safety and Health Award.
Employees there have worked 767,928 hours without a lost-time incident.
“This award signifies the emphasis that Kentucky Utilities’ managers and employees place on worker safety,” Brown said. “The Governor’s Safety and Health Award recognizes those companies that place a premium on safety. KU has a long history of quality safety performance and continuous efforts of improvement. An exemplary safety program is vital to any company’s success.”
The Governor’s Safety and Health Award provides special recognition for outstanding safety and health performance and encourages the development of programs designed to reduce and even eliminate occupational injuries and illnesses. The award is given to employers and their employees who together have achieved the required number of hours worked without experiencing a lost-time injury or illness.