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Last updated on Wednesday, November 27, 2013
(INDIANAPOLIS) - The Indiana Department of Labor announced today Kimball Office’s Salem facility has earned the Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Merit distinction.
Kimball Office Salem has maintained workplace injury and illness rates 80 percent below industry average for the past three years.
"Kimball has shown a dedication to workplace safety and health that should be duplicated by every employer," IDOL Commissioner Rick Ruble said. "The department congratulates Kimball on their accomplishments and thanks them for their dedication to Hoosier workers."
To participate in the VPP, a company must develop, implement and maintain an exemplary worker safety and health management system. In addition, the facility's occupational injury and illness rates must be below the industry national average.
The Kimball facility in Salem, Ind., employs 237 full-time Hoosier workers and manufactures wood office furniture.
To learn more about VPP visit www.in.gov/dol/vpp.htm.
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