The National Safety Council (NSC) recently announced Hancor Inc. as a winner of the 2002 award for Outstanding Achievements in Safety & Productivity. Presented in cooperation with Aon Corp. and Cambridge Integrated Services Group Inc., the honor recognizes strategic intervention efforts showing significant impact in safety performance and productivity.
Hancor qualified for the competitive award by submitting a case study, documenting the state of safety and productivity of Hancor before and after intervention. The study demonstrates upper management involvement and support for safety, which is important in developing active commitment throughout the company.
The award is recognition of the time and attention Hancor has given to safety practices. The corporation succeeded in integrating safety into the manufacturing process, thereby reducing recordable injuries by 52.6 percent.