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Blain’s Farm & Fleet of Platteville Wins Wisconsin Corporate Safety Award
MADISON—Blain’s Farm & Fleet, Platteville, will receive one of 17 Wisconsin Corporate Safety Awards in recognition of workplace safety and health excellence at a program Monday, April 28, as part of the 61st Annual Wisconsin Safety and Health Congress Expo at the Marriott Madison West.
The Wisconsin Corporate Safety Awards are co-sponsored by the Wisconsin Council of Safety, an affiliate of Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce (WMC) and the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development. The ninth annual awards program honors businesses for exemplary safety records and excellence in health and safety management.
"Blain’s Farm and Fleet of Platteville recognizes that safety comes first," said Bryan Roessler, Wisconsin Council of Safety director. "It leads by example and implements safety into every aspect of its operations."
Blain’s Farm & Fleet of Platteville is a privately owned mass merchandiser of products used everyday by families across the Midwest.
The company has reached 1059 days—and counting—without a workplace accident, and its goal is to instill a sense of safety awareness in all of its employees that carries over into their personal lives.
An independent panel of 48 judges, including leaders in business, health and safety evaluated the nominations based on injury incidence rate over the last three years, health and safety procedures, policies and accomplishments.
The Wisconsin Council of Safety is a non-profit, non-governmental organization dedicated to making Wisconsin a safe and healthy place to live and work. As Wisconsin’s chapter of the National Safety Council, the WCS promotes safety and health programs, resource services and educational materials for community outreach.