Safety first pays off at Interplastic


11 years without a lost-time accident: that is the impressive safety record for Interplastic's Kentucky manufacturing plant. Keeping a safe working environment is critical to the success of any manufacturing operation, and Interplastic has clearly reaped the benefits of its safety milestones.

Interplastic Corp. (St. Paul, MN) announced that its Fort Wright, KY manufacturing plant recently achieved significant safety milestones. According to Ed Sulick, Fort Wright plant manager, employees at the facility have completed 11 consecutive years without a lost-time accident, and over one year without any type of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recordable safety-related accident or illness.

Interplastic's Fort Wright manufacturing facility is situated on 20 acres, and has 100,000-ft2 under roof. The company employs 50 people at the facility. The plant employees also qualified for the Kentucky Governor's Safety & Health Award, presented in recognition of the facility's 250,000-plus man-hours without a lost-time accident or illness....
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