• By Barbara A. Cassidy, Safety/Loss Control Analyst
  • Posted Monday, July 17, 2017

Forsyth County Honored with Safety Achievement Awards

Winston-Salem, NC - Cherie K. Berry, Commissioner of the North Carolina Department of Labor (NCDOL) presented twenty one (21) Forsyth County agencies with Safety Achievement Awards during an awards luncheon at the Cross Creek Country Club in Mount Airy. This is the fifth consecutive year that Forsyth County has been recognized.

The prestigious Safety Awards are given to North Carolina employers that achieve and maintain outstanding employee safety and health programs and highlight the benefits of providing a safe and healthy workplace for both the employer and its employees. Recipients are selected based on their achievements. The work site must be free of fatalities and the injury and illness rate must be 50 percent below the industry average for the particular work group.

Paul Fulton, Forsyth County’s Chief Financial Officer said “Recognition for providing a safe working environment for its employees is one of the highest honors an employer can receive. These awards are directly attributable to the professionalism of our employees and the dedication of Forsyth County’s leadership.”

County departments receiving awards were:

  1. Animal Control
  2. Board of Elections
  3. Commissioner’s & Manager’s Office
  4. County Attorney’s Office
  5. Emergency Services – EMS
  6. Environmental Assistance & Protection
  7. Finance Department
  8. General Services Department
  9. General Services – Automotive Services
  10. Library – Administration
  11. Library – Malloy Jordan East Winston Branch
  12. Library – Reynolda Manor Branch
  13. Library – Southside Branch
  14. MIS Department
  15. Parks & Recreation – Tanglewood Park
  16. Public Health Administration
  17. Public Health Dental Clinic
  18. Public Health Highland Ave
  19. Register of Deed
  20. Social Services Department
  21. Tax Administration

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