August 17th, 2021

Davis-Standard’s Pawcatuck Plant Celebrates 365 Days Injury-Free

Davis-Standard’s Connecticut Safety Committee

Davis-Standard is pleased to announce that its largest manufacturing facility in Pawcatuck, Conn., recently celebrated 365 days without a lost-time injury accident. This tremendous milestone follows the first priority in our SURPASS operational system, which is Safety. All of the credit in reaching this milestone goes to the hard work of our fully empowered safety committee and the employees in Pawcatuck. Davis-Standard’s COO, Dan Guthrie said, “empowering all employees to work safely, participate in training sessions, conduct area inspections, sharing global toolbox talk lessons learned, and a continuous desire to put safety first are the major contributors leading to this milestone.”

Mike Newhall, Vice President of Manufacturing, said, “maintaining an injury-free workplace at all of our locations is a top priority. The safety manager in Pawcatuck, Ryan Steele, has invested a lot of time and energy into several initiatives that are making a significant difference.” Ryan said, “this milestone is validation of the Safety Committee’s dedication and the commitment by all of our employees to achieve daily standards of excellence. We will continue to be diligent with the goal of celebrating this milestone at every Davis-Standard manufacturing facility worldwide.”

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