KEMI Announces Workplace Safety Award Winners

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Ten respected Kentucky organizations honored with the KEMI Destiny Award for their workplace safety commitment and success.

Ale-8-One receives the KEMI Destiny Award.

Ale-8-One was a recipient of the KEMI Destiny Award in 2011 and 2012.

Workplace safety is both a core value and a top priority at every level for recipients of the KEMI Destiny Award.

Ten Kentucky organizations have been selected to receive the 2012 KEMI Destiny Award presented by Kentucky Employers’ Mutual Insurance (KEMI). The KEMI Destiny Award is presented annually to policyholders that best exemplify KEMI’s motto, “Control your own destiny.” It symbolizes what can be accomplished when organizations work together to improve workplace safety.

The following policyholders were selected after meeting a stringent set of criteria set forth by KEMI:
Ale-8-One Bottling Company
CLARK Material Handling Company
Clas Coal Company
Frankfort Plant Board
The Hayden Company
Kelley Construction
Louisville Regional Airport
Russell County Hospital
Western Kentucky Minerals

Safety measures which have helped reduce workers’ compensation costs for this elite group of policyholders include the establishment of interactive relationships with KEMI’s Loss Education Department, the implementation of formal safety programs, onsite training and regular safety meetings, and an ongoing commitment to safety from all levels throughout their organizations.

“Workplace safety is both a core value and a top priority at every level for recipients of the KEMI Destiny Award,” said Roger Fries, KEMI President & CEO. “Policyholders who are successful at minimizing workplace risks not only benefit from lower workers’ compensation insurance premiums, but more importantly their employees go home safely to their loved ones each day.”

Company Description:
Kentucky Employers’ Mutual Insurance (KEMI) is the largest provider of workers’ compensation insurance in Kentucky, providing coverage to more than 21,000 businesses in all 120 counties of the state.

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Ryan Worthen
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