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Albany Cooper Tire plant earns industry safety award

April 23, 2003

Albany-- The Albany Cooper Tire and Rubber Company plant has won a major industry safety award for the second year in a row. The Albany Cooper Plant has been named the Rubber Manufacturers Association Safety and Health Improvement Award winner.

 They also won the same award last year. The award is based on the plant's improved performance in the reduction of occupational injuries and illnesses.

The employees at the Albany plant are credited with sharing ideas to improve safety. Plant Trainer Mike Yelverton said the employees are "talking with their peers, conducting safety meetings. Looking at issues like housekeeping, ergonomics, safe working practices. Having those discussions and working with them to become safer in their jobs."

The Albany Cooper plant beat out 177 rubber manufacturing sites for the Safety award. Their employees are being honored with a Celebration week at the Plant.

posted at 4:16 by jimw@walb.com

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