October 20, 2017

Washington Electric Co-op recognized for workplace safety

SOUTH BURLINGTON — The Washington Electric Cooperative of East Montpelier was among businesses singled out by the Vermont Department of Labor and Gov. Phil Scott recently for a strong commitment to providing safe, healthy and effective workplace programs, at the annual Vermont Safety and Health Council Expo, held in South Burlington.

The Governor’s Award for Outstanding Workplace Safety is the highest honor given by the state and recognizes commitment to excellence in workplace safety. Other businesses singled out included Champlain Cable Corporation, Colchester; Global Foundries, Essex Junction; and New Hampshire-based HP Cummings Construction Company.

The Award for Outstanding Workplace Safety was created 15 years ago, and is sponsored by the governor, the Department of Labor and the Vermont Safety and Health Council.

 

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