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Thiele Kaolin Earns Safety Award

May 13, 2010 - Thiele Kaolin Company recently received the Award of Excellence in recognition of exceptional workplace safety from the Georgia Department of Labor.

The annual awards program is sponsored by the Safety Engineering Division of the Georgia Department of Labor and seeks to promote safe, healthy work environments in Georgia.

The Award of Excellence is given to an employer that has experienced at least 250 workdays during the previous calendar year without a lost time injury. A lost time injury is defined as an injury that is so severe that the employee cannot return to work on the next regularly scheduled shift.

As of May 12, 2010, Thiele employees have worked 619 days without a lost time accident.

SOURCE: Thiele Kaolin Company




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