VALLEY FORGE, Pa. - CertainTeed Corp. and its more than 7,000 employees across the nation honored their commitment to health and safety by celebrating the first annual CertainTeed Health and Safety Day on Nov. 15.
"We have designated the day to reinforce CertainTeed's long-standing commitment to fostering a safe and healthy work environment," said Peter Dachowski, president and chief executive officer of CertainTeed. "We are striving for zero accidents and zero injuries at all worksites, be they manufacturing plants, offices or cars for those of us who are on the road servicing customers. Safety is the top priority for all of our employees."
CertainTeed employees recognized the day by adopting a safety pledge and a personal safety action plan that encompasses work, off-the-job and family action plans. Each of the company's 40 plants as well as the corporate offices made a variety of health and safety activities available to workers, including on-site health fairs, safety and emergency planning sessions, site litter pick-up, storm drain labeling, and more.