Wisconsin Safety Council Honored with Two National Awards

MADISON – Wisconsin Safety Council was honored with two national awards for its work in 2018. The organization was presented with the awards at the National Safety Council (NSC) Congress Chapter Meeting Awards Luncheon in Houston, Texas. Chapters were recognized for making significant contributions to safety, for exemplifying NSC’s statement of leadership, and making its mission and vision a reality. The ...

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Wisconsin Safety Council: How to Stay Safe During a Flood

MADISON – As numerous parts of Wisconsin have been hit recently by historic rainfall, the Wisconsin Safety Council (WSC) is reminding residents to be prepared and to stay safe. Flash floods can occur very quickly and cause large amounts of damage. This can include moving vehicles, uprooting trees and destroying roadways. WSC reminds everyone to be conscious of your surroundings when flooding ...

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12 Companies Win Wisconsin Corporate Safety Awards

Award winners will be honored during the annual Wisconsin Safety & Health Conference in Wisconsin Dells April 17-18 MADISON – Wisconsin Safety Council (WSC), the state’s leading provider of safety training and products, and the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) will honor 12 companies with this year’s Wisconsin Corporate Safety Awards program. “The Wisconsin Corporate Safety Awards honor companies that ...

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Wisconsin Safety Council Encourages Participation in Statewide Tornado Drills

MADISON – Wisconsin Safety Council (WSC) is proud to join Gov. Scott Walker, the National Weather Service and the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association in their support of severe weather awareness. Severe weather can cause a variety of unsafe situations, and it is imperative that all Wisconsinites are prepared for tornadoes and other inclement weather. According to the National Weather Service, Wisconsin averages ...

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24th Annual Corporate Safety Award Achievers

Congratulations To The Following Achievers! Out of 85 applicants this year, 71 companies were finalists who advanced to Phase II. From those finalists, a panel of 30 judges chose the 12 winners.This award honors companies which value their employees and take pride in ensuring their safety. Category Size Organization City A 1 Nucor Cold Finish Wisconsin Oak Creek A 2 Gusmer Enterprises, ...

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24th Annual Corporate Safety Award Achievers

Congratulations To The Following Achievers! Out of 85 applicants this year, 71 companies were finalists who advanced to Phase II. From those finalists, a panel of 30 judges chose the 12 winners.This award honors companies which value their employees and take pride in ensuring their safety. Category Size Organization City A 1 Nucor Cold Finish Wisconsin Oak Creek A 2 Gusmer Enterprises, ...

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EFFECTIVE 08-01-2016, OSHA PENALTIES INCREASE 78%

On June 30, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor announced increases in penalties to various agencies within DOL. This is the first increase in penalties since 1990 and is part of an overall federal penalty adjustment mandated by Congress in 2015. As of August 1, 2016, penalties for OSHA violations will increase by 78%. The maximum penalty for a serious ...

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23rd Annual Corporate Safety Award Winners

Congratulations to the Winners! Out of 105 applicants this year, 75 companies were finalists who advanced to Phase II. From those finalists, a panel of 45 judges chose the 11 winners.This award honors companies which value their employees and take pride in ensuring their safety. Category Size Organization City A 1 USG Structural Technologies Delavan A 2 Oshkosh Defense, LLC – West Plant Oshkosh ...

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