Nordyne received a proclamation from Missouri Governor Jeremiah Nixon along with a President's Safety Awardwhich gave credence to the safety record Nordyne has achieved between the years of 2005-2013.
"Boonville has amassed a significant history of safety records. It started back in September 1994 through March 1998 setting the plant record at 3,413,121 hours worked without a lost time accident. Then from June 1998 through June 2000 added another 2,367,012 hour achievement. From February 2002 through April 2005 another 3,005,600 hours were achieved. Up to today’s achievement, April 2005 through June 2013 five million hours have been worked without a lost time accident and we are still counting," Nordyne President and CEO David LaGrand said.
Nordyne Vice President of Operations Greg Simpson recognized the employees of Boonville for their safety achievement. For this, employees gathered around to hear the proclamations and following the presentation enjoyed a steak dinner.
Simpson also congratulated the Tipton plant for their safety record as well.
"Tipton worked without a lost time injury from July 1998 to November 2011, a total of 2,174,242 hours through the entire time the facility was operational," he said.
Among the guests present at the occasion were Boonville Mayor Julie Thacher, Boonville Ward Two Councilman Noah Heaton along with Boonville Ward Three Councilwoman Becky Ehlers.