Vermont Companies Lauded for Workplace Safety

May 20, 2011

Several Vermont companies have received recognition for their commitment to workplace safety, with King Arthur Flour of Norwich taking the top award for large companies.

Ryegate Associates in East Ryegate and Curtis Lumber Co. of Burlington took awards in the small business category.

King Arthur Flour, an employee-owned firm with more than 160 workers, won praise for having an active safety team and a safety coordinator.

Ryegate Associates operates the Ryegate Power Station, a 20-megawatt, wood-fired electrical generator. It has had just one lost-time injury in 19 years.

Conant’s Riverside Farm of Richmond took the Governor’s Award for Workplace Safety in the agriculture category.

Was this article valuable?

Here are more articles you may enjoy.