Vermont companies recognized for Workplace Safety

first_imgSeveral Vermont companies were recently recognized for their strong commitment to effective workplace safety at the annual Vermont Workplace Safety Conference. The Governor’s Award for Outstanding Workplace Safety, presented by Steve Monahan, Vermont Department of Labor’s Director of Workers’ Compensation and Safety, was awarded to Ben and Jerry’s of St Albans for Large Business category, Commonwealth Dairy of Brattleboro for Medium Business category, Washington Electric Cooperative of East Montpelier for Small Business category, to Town of Bennington for the Municipality category, and to Engelberth Construction of Colchester for the Construction category.The Governor’s Award for Outstanding Workplace Safety is the highest honor given by the State of Vermont to recognize an employer’s commitment to excellence in workplace safety and health policy and practice.The Governor’s Award highlights the benefits of providing a safe workplace for both the employer and its workforce. “Job safety is one of the most important workplace issues today, and can significant positive impact on worker comp and operational costs and employee morale. These awards recognize specific companies that are committed to effective workplace safety,” said Director Steve Monahan.Established twelve years ago, the awards are sponsored by Governor Peter Shumlin, the Vermont Department of Labor, the Vermont Safety & Health Council, and the Vermont Small Business Development Center.Vermont Small Business Development Center. 5.29.2014last_img read more

Napoli to battle Man United for £17m-rated French starlet Adam Ounas

first_imgNapoli are lining up a £17million offer for Manchester United target Adam Ounas, according to reports in France.The 19-year-old has emerged as one of the most exciting talents in French football following his break through into the Bordeaux first team last term.Ounas finished the season with five goals in his 23 top-flight appearances, attracting the attention of Manchester United.However, the teen ace has so far stayed put at Bordeaux, who want to keep hold of him for as long as possible.But now, according to L’Equipe, Napoli are ready to test their resolve to retain him with a formal bid for his services.The Serie A side are reportedly willing to pay £12.7m up front with the a further £4.3m in performance-related add-ons, and hand the youngster a lucrative five-year deal in Naples. Man United target Adam Ounas battles PSG’s David Luiz in Ligue 1 action 1last_img read more