April 20, 2018

TX Companies Earn DWC Lone Star Safety Program Awards

Austin, TX – The Division of Workers’ Compensation recently recognized multiple companies for exemplary workplace safety programs and low rates of work-related injuries and illnesses.

Lauren Concrete
Lauren Concrete was honored for reaching those goals at their Brenham, La Grange, and Waller locations. Workers’ Compensation Commissioner Ryan Brannan presented the company with their Lone Star Safety Program Award.

Lauren Concrete manufactures ready-mix concrete. Commissioner Brannan praised the company’s safety efforts, saying, “Lauren Concrete has done a great job in providing a strong safety culture for their employees. We want to recognize them today for safety improvements like creating effective job hazard analysis procedures, preparing for emergency situations, and for developing excellent task-specific safety and health training courses for both management and employees.”

WPT Power
The Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) recognized WPT Power Corporation for exemplary workplace safety programs and low rates of work-related injuries and illnesses at its Wichita Falls facility.

WPT Power manufactures industrial clutches and brakes. Commissioner of Workers’ Compensation Ryan Brannan praised the company’s safety efforts, saying: “We are proud of the work WPT Power has put into its safety program. We are recognizing them for their thorough incident investigation process, prioritizing the use of personal protective equipment, and for getting their employees involved in the company’s health and safety policy.”

Kent Moore Cabinets
The Division of Workers’ Compensation also recognized Kent Moore Cabinets for exemplary workplace safety programs and low rates of work-related injuries and illnesses at its Bryan facility.

“Kent Moore Cabinets has a strong safety culture that involves both management and employees,” Brannan said. “We want to recognize them for their effective hazard detection and commitment to providing the necessary resources to support its safety and health program.”

Know a company with an excellent safety program? Nominate it for the Lone Star Safety Award. For more information, visit the Texas Department of Insurance website at www.tdi.texas.gov/wc/safety/lonestarsfty.html or call 800-252-7031, option 2.

Source: TDI-DWC

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