Safety pays for everyone, including one lucky Meredith-Springfield employee


On Monday, Feb. 13 Meredith-Springfield Associates Inc., an extrusion blowmolding company in Ludlow, MA, held a drawing that rewarded one of its employees with a trip to the Bahamas in celebration of two years without a lost-time accident. Scott P. Hirsh, a machine maintenance technician from Three Rivers, MA, had his name drawn for the all-expenses-paid trip to the Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island worth $10,000.

Safety in plastics processing and moldmaking plants is a big concern because there tend to be a lot of accidents - even small ones - that happen in these environments. "Five years ago we didn't have a great safety record, due to the fact that we do a lot of cutting and trimming of plastic forms, where cuts and scrapes can happen," said Mel O'Leary, President of Meredith-Springfield....
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