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Austin, MN – A local company is being recognized for its commitment to keeping its employees safe.
Austin Utilities has earned the American Public Power Association’s Safety Award of Excellence. They’re being honored for having no injuries or accidents in all of 2012. Company leaders said they work to make safety a top priority.
“We have programs, we have a lot of policies that we follow, we do a lot of training. We talk about safety on a regular basis, we have meetings. So we have a lot of objectives and goals that we strive to work towards, which creates a safe working environment,” said Austin Utilities General Manager Mark Nibuar.
And this isn’t the first time Austin Utilities has received this honor. They won the same award back in year 2000.