DCX Plants Recognized for Safety
The National Safety Council (NSC) recognized both Chrysler Group and the United Auto Workers (UAW) with nearly 60 awards for efforts to improve employee safety and health in Chrysler Group facilities.NSC Vice President Bobby Jackson presented the NSC’s Significant Improvement Award to 32 individual Chrysler Group plants and depot facilities, along with Green Cross Awards to 22 individual sites. Jackson presented the awards at the 2003 UAW-DaimlerChrysler Health and Safety Meeting on March 8.The Significant Improvement Award is granted to work sites that exhibit 20 percent reduction in injuries that result in lost work time. Green Cross for Excellence Awards go to work sites with a reduction of lost work days due to injuries that is 50 percent or better than the Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics average for that industrial group. Four locations received the Perfect Award, which is presented to facilities that had no injuries in 2002 resulting in lost work time.