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Kentucky businesses set record low workplace injury rate, focus on creating culture of safety credited

By Alexandria Englen Special to the KyForward Officials from the Kentucky Labor Cabinet hailed recent reports by the federal government that show continued improvement in workplace safety in Kentucky, including the lowest rate of nonfatal incidents recorded in the Commonwealth’s history. According to the latest data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Kentucky’s rate of recordable nonfatal...

Owensboro wholesale foodservice distributor CRS OneSource presented governor’s safety award

Labor Cabinet Deputy Secretary Mike Nemes has presented CRS OneSource in Owensboro with a Governor’s Safety and Health Award for the over 500,000 production hours worked without a lost-time incident by employees. “I want to congratulate CRS OneSource in Owensboro on earning its first Governor’s Safety and Health Award,” said Labor Secretary Derrick Ramsey. “Working over 500,000 hours...