Youngwood plant achieves one million man hours without an injury
YOUNGWOOD, Pa. (June 5, 2014) – Firestone Building Products Company, LLC (Firestone) announced today that its Youngwood, Pa. manufacturing facility has achieved one million man hours without an injury involving days away from work. An event was held at the plant to celebrate this accomplishment. The Youngwood plant is one of seven Firestone facilities that manufacture polyisocyanurate insulation products.
“Safety is a core value for Firestone Building Products, and this achievement reflects the hard work of our Youngwood teammates, who make safety a priority at work every day,” said Michael McCrea, plant manager. “Congratulations to our teammates for their commitment and dedication to this important area.”
Firestone has an established safety program that includes training, evaluation of basic systems, internal audits and continuous improvement. Daily, monthly and quarterly meetings focus on workplace safety and process safety management. Teammates are fully engaged in the safety process, and there is active, visible involvement of all levels of management.
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