NC Commissioner of Labor Cherie Berry congratulated the award winners and thanked all those in attendance for their attention to safety in the workplace.
(Lincoln Herald Staff Photos by Kirk Herbertson)
Wayne Howard & Kirk Herbertson
The Lincolnton-Lincoln County Chamber of Commerce held its Annual Safety Awards Banquet Thursday night (March 31st) at the Lincoln Cultural Center. Nearly 100 people attended the event which is co-sponsored by the North Carolina Department of Labor.
Duke Energy's Combustion Turbine Plant received a Twentieth Consecutive Year Safety Award.
Other multi-year award winners included the Robert Bosch Tool Corporation's Lincolnton Conversion, Customizing & Packaging Plant which received an 11th Consecutive Year award; Salem Industries, which received a 7th Consecutive Year award; Gaston College's Lincoln Campus and several county offices including the County Manager's office, Human Resources, Register of Deeds, Tax Office, and Soil & Water Conservation District office, all of whom received 5th year awards.
Million Hour Awards for operating at least a million hours with no lost time accidents were presented to Ethan Allen, RSI Home Products (two million hours), and Cataler-North America (three million hours).