Fairview Range was recognized for the 5th year in a row for superior performance in workplace safety and health at the Governor’s Safety Awards luncheon on May 10 at the Minneapolis Convention Center. The organization is one of 279 employers that were honored through the awards program, coordinated by the Minnesota Safety Council.
“Congratulations to Fairview Range for helping to make life safer inside their organization and beyond,” said Paul Aasen, president of the Minnesota Safety Council.
“Employee safety is one of our top priorities and receiving this award for the past five years recognizes that,” said Patrick Sharp, Interim President and CEO at Fairview Range. “We continue to be committed to ensuring Fairview Range is a safe place to work and practice.”
Since 1934, the annual Governor’s Safety Awards program has honored Minnesota employers with exceptional safety performance. Applicants are judged on several years of injury data as it compares with their industry’s national statistics, and on their progress in implementing a comprehensive safety program. Winners are recognized at three levels:
Fairview Range received a Meritorious Achievement Award in Occupational Safety.
The Governor’s Safety Awards luncheon is part of the 84th Minnesota Safety & Health Conference, coordinated by the Minnesota Safety Council. The conference is the oldest and largest gathering of workplace safety and health professionals in the region. The Minnesota Safety Council, founded in 1928, is a non-governmental, not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life in Minnesota by preventing unintentional injuries (“accidents”).