Print
Achievers & Accolades

General Shale’s Wilmington Location Receives 7th Consecutive Gold Safety Award

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Dec 5, 2017
For the seventh consecutive year, General Shale has received the N.C. Department of Labor’s (NCDOL) Annual Gold Safety Award for its Wilmington retail location.
 
The NCDOL presented the award, which recognizes outstanding health and safety efforts during 2016, to General Shale’s retail sales center located at 3750 Highway 421 North, according to a news release from Johnson City, Tennessee-headquartered brick, stone and concrete block manufacturer.

“At General Shale, safety is one of our core values,” Charles Smith, president and CEO of General Shale, said in the release. “These awards are the direct result of teamwork and our company-wide commitment to workplace safety. I am proud of the dedication displayed by our North Carolina teams, and I commend them for their exceptional records of accident-free operations.”

The Gold Award is the top annual safety award issued by NCDOL. The NCDOL Safety Awards Program recognizes private and public firms throughout the state that achieve and maintain good health and safety records, officials said.

To qualify for a safety award, a company must have had no fatalities during the calendar year at the location for which the award was given, and must have maintained an incidence rate that is at least 50 percent below the average for its particular industry group.

General Shale is the North American subsidiary of Wienerberger AG and a manufacturer of brick, officials said in the release.

“It is an honor to be recognized for excellence in safety,” Brian Ogle, safety and risk manager for General Shale, said in the release. “We have gone to great lengths to ensure our employees, who are our most valuable assets, are safe on the job, and our company remains committed to making safety a top priority.”
 
 
Ico insights

INSIGHTS

SPONSORS' CONTENT
Hinnant

Intellectual Property Can Add Value to Your Hospitality Business

Chris Hinnant - Barnwell Whaley Patterson & Helms, PLLC
Mc2 56882

Building Insights: Charlie Tipton

Scott Byers - Majestic Kitchen & Bath Creations
Img 1576c1

Too Much Debt is Dangerous for the Stock Market

Eddie Nowell - South Atlantic Capital Management Group

Trending News

RL Lofts Mixed-use Property Sold For $4.67M

Johanna Cano - Oct 22, 2018

Wilmington Health, Hire Scene Partner To Fill Workforce Gaps

Christina Haley O'Neal - Oct 22, 2018

In The Current Issue

Tourist Attractions On The Mend

As recovery efforts from Hurricane Florence continue, several area attractions remain damaged in her wake. Last month’s unwelcome visitor no...


Insurance Industry Sees A Flood Of Claims

As Ian Archibald awaited the arrival of a State Farm Insurance adjuster at his Wilmington home on Oct. 9, his mind was also on a much more d...


Cardinal Foods’ Growth Mode

Cardinal Foods LLC has expanded a market and operations for local farmers under the leadership of Corey Barnhill, founder, president and CEO...

Book On Business

The 2018 WilmingtonBiz: Book on Business is an annual publication showcasing the Wilmington region as a center of business.

Order Your Copy Today!


Galleries

Videos

2018 Power Breakfast - Dishing on the Restaurant Biz
2018 WilmingtonBiz Expo - Keynote Lunch with Eric Dinenberg, Rouse Properties
2017 Health Care Heroes