ST. LOUIS, MO. -- Safety is a priority for heating and cooling manufacturer Nortek. The company’s Dyersburg, Tennessee manufacturing plant just received the Tennessee OSHA Commissioner’s Award of Excellence for achieving 800,000 hours worked without a restricted or lost time injury.
“This award recognizes companies and employees who work together to achieve excellence in safety,” explains Dave LaGrand, president and CEO of Nortek. “We are extremely proud of our Dyersburg facility for creating such a safe work environment which, ultimately, allows us to deliver a high level of quality in our manufacturing process.”
In addition to the achieving the 800,000 hours worked without a restricted or lost time injury, the Nortek facility also had to meet several criteria over the past three years in order to receive the award. This includes injury rates 10 percent or lower than the industry SICS code, a written safety and health program, no willful safety or health violations, no discrimination violations, no uncorrected or contested serious violations, and no work-related fatalities.
Nortek has been operating its Dyersburg facility since 2003, where it manufactures small packaged air conditioners and heat pumps, split-system air conditioners and heat pumps, and several commercial products.
To learn more about Nortek and the company’s commitment to quality and safety, please visit www.heyNORDYNE.com.
A trusted name in the industry, Nortek has been designing and manufacturing reliable heating and cooling products for more than 90 years. The company focuses on creating genuine value for its customers through a unique combination of innovation, product performance and responsive support. NORDYNE builds solid residential systems for high-end brands including Maytag, Broan, Frigidaire, NuTone, Tappan and Westinghouse. The company’s 24.5-SEER iQ Drive® air conditioner received the prestigious 2008 AHR Expo Product of the Year award. Nortek is headquartered in O’Fallon, Mo., with manufacturing plants located in the central United States. For more information about Nortek and its product offerings, please visit www.heynordyne.com.