County College of Morris (CCM) recently was presented with the Governor’s Occupational Safety and Health Recognition Award for its outstanding safety and health record during calendar year 2013.
This is the third year in a row that CCM has received this recognition. The award is presented by the New Jersey State Industrial Safety Committee in partnership with the New Jersey State Safety Council and the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development. The recognition is awarded to both private and public employers for achieving a lost time accident rate of 3.0 or less. For 2013, CCM had a lost time rate of 1.25.
“The employees of CCM have good reason to be proud of their outstanding safety and health record,” noted Harvey Jackson, director of Public Safety. “It is an honor to be receiving this award for the third year in a row.”
The award was presented to Lora Lekos, CCM Environmental Health and Safety coordinator, at a recognition ceremony on Thursday, May 8, at The Bethwood in Totowa.
Photo: Lora Lekos, CCM Environmental Health and Safety coordinator, accepts the Governor’s Occupational Safety and Health Recognition Award from (l-r) William Margaretta, president of the New Jersey State Safety Council; Robert Sagendorf, chair of the New Jersey State Industrial Safety Committee (NJSISC); and Kris Hoffman, area director of OSHA’s Parsippany Area Office.