Kosciusko REMC was recently presented with the “No Lost Time” safety award from Federated Rural Electric Insurance Exchange, the cooperative’s insurance provider. The annual award recognizes companies that have exceeded industry safety standards and achieved 5,000 working hours per employee with no lost time accidents. KREMC employees have totaled 279,487 working hours with no work related injuries hindering employees from carrying out normal work duties.
Kosciusko REMC also received a National Safety Accreditation Award in 2012, which requires all safety materials to be properly filed and documented, all appropriate employees to receive training needed to meet accreditation standards, and that all vehicles and property are properly inspected.
“Earning both awards validates the importance we place on safety,” said Bruce Goslee, KREMC President and CEO. “I must give credit to the employees; they work in an industry that can be very dangerous and safety is their number one priority. I commend their efforts in maintaining a safe working environment.”