PNNL receives national safety award
Caption: Left to right: Vern Madson, Cindy Caldwell,
Steve Smith, all of PNNL, and Roger Briggs,
DOE Pacific Northwest Site Office, accept
the award on behalf of PNNL.
Pacific Northwest National
Laboratory has been recognized as
one of America's Safest Companies
as featured in Occupational Hazards
magazine's November 2006 issue.
year, the honor is given to a group
of companies that demonstrate their
management-supported safety processes,
involvement from staff and innovative
solutions to safety challenges.
The winning organizations must
demonstrate solid safety performance and a commitment to safety education
get the symbiotic relationship between
productivity, profits, morale, and
employee retention," said Sandy Smith,
chief editor of Occupational Hazards.
PNNL is the first Battelle-managed
laboratory and multi-program national
laboratory to win this respected award.
Previous winners include Alcoa,
Bechtel Group Inc., Dow Chemical
Co., and DuPont.