Labor Cabinet Deputy Secretary Mike Nemes visited Multi Packaging Solutions in Louisville today to present a Governor’s Safety and Health Award for working 2,795,296 consecutive hours without a lost time injury or illness.
“This is Multi Packaging Solution’s second Governor’s Safety and Health Award in as many years,” Sec. Derrick Ramsey stated. “On behalf of Governor Bevin, it is my honor to congratulate you on this award in recognition of all of the hard work and dedication that has made this achievement possible. A workplace safety strategy is essential for building a safety-conscious culture, and working this many hours without a significant injury or illness indicates the value that Multi Packaging Solutions places on keeping its employees healthy.”
Headquartered in New York, New York, Multi Packaging Solutions is a global provider of value-added print and packaging solutions to a diverse customer base across the healthcare, branded consumer, and multi-media end markets. This includes an array of print-based specialty packaging, including premium folding cartons, labels, inserts/leaflets, rigid packaging, tubes, and specialty packaging across a variety of substrates and finishes. It was founded in 2005 and employs approximately 9,000 people in North America, Asia and Europe. Approximately 57 employees work in Louisville.
“This is a great honor for this plant and a testament to the hard work and dedication of the men and women working here,” said Patrick Peak, Manager Environmental and Safety Affairs for North America. “Our teammates do a great job and they do it safely. Surpassing over 2.7 million hours without a lost time injury speaks for itself. A great safety record across several years is something that everyone at our Almond Avenue plant can be proud of.”
The Kentucky Labor Cabinet presents the Governor’s Safety and Health Award to highlight outstanding safety and health performance in Kentucky’s workplaces. A business may qualify for the award if its employees achieve a required number of hours worked without experiencing a lost time injury or illness. The required number of hours is dependent upon the number of employees.
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