CHARLESTON -- County Materials announced that team members in their Charleston facility have surpassed a safety milestone of 250 days worked without an OSHA recordable injury.
According to a press release, an OSHA recordable injury occurs when an employee sustains an injury that requires medical treatment beyond first aid.
County Materials’ Charleston facility achieved this safety milestone as of Oct. 1. Steve Hoesing, County Materials’ VP Operations, attributes this achievement to positive employee engagement, a team-focused approach to safety, and regularly scheduled safety activities involving team members.
Hoesing said, “We are very proud of the Charleston team for accomplishing this safety milestone in our company. County Materials has committed to employee safety by implementing a comprehensive training program. Our program is designed to teach and remind team members how easy it is to fit safety principles into our work and home life to help each of us make safe and conscious decisions about avoiding risks.”
County Materials Corporation is celebrating over 70 years in business. The family-owned, American-based manufacturing company is an industry leader and trusted resource for construction and landscape products. Its headquarters are in Marathon, Wis., where it was founded with a single block machine in 1946.
The company employs more than 1,500 people in 40 locations, supplying products for growing communities across the country. Follow County Materials Corporation on LinkedIn for updates about the company’s latest concrete innovations and charitable activities. For more information, visit www.countymaterials.com.