Ohio Gov. Bob Taft announced this year’s recipients of the Governor’s Excellence in Workers’ Compensation Award (GEA).
The 2005 Governor’s Excellence Awards winners are:
South Shore Control Systems, Perry;
Wyndham Cleveland at Playhouse Square, Cleveland;
Prairie Township, Columbus;
City of Bexley, Bexley;
Rolls Royce Energy, Mount Vernon.
“The Governor’s Excellence Award winners are selected for their unique commitment to workplace safety,” said Tina Kielmeyer, BWC administrator/CEO. “Each of the organizations honored this year have dedicated time and energy to implementing proper safety strategies, and as a result of their hard work, their safety records are unmatched by other employers in their field. I commend them for their dedication to what is truly important; the safety of Ohio’s workers.”
BWC selected six winners were selected from over 288,000 Ohio employers.
A local business organization, such as a chamber of commerce, another state agency or a BWC employee can nominate a business for a Governor’s Excellence in Workers’ Compensation Award. A business may also nominate itself.
Three private state-fund employers are selected; two winners must have fewer than 100 employees, while the other company must employ 100 or more workers. In addition, two awards are given to a public employer and the sixth winner is a self-insuring company.
Was this article valuable?
Here are more articles you may enjoy.