Posted January 14, 2010

Participate in LLR's Annual Safety Awards

The South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation would like to invite companies to participate in the 2009 Safety Achievement Awards program.

The program recognizes a firm's efforts to reduce recordable occupational injuries and illnesses during the past year.

The program is open to any employer that has an average of 100 or more employees.

Awards are presented in four categories:

  • No recordable injuries or illnesses during calendar year 2009.
  • A reduction of at least 40 percent in an employer's incidence rate between 2008 and 2009.
  • A difference of at least 75 percent in an employer's incidence rate and the South Carolina average rate for that industry.
  • Worked one million or more safe work hours without a lost-time injury or illness.

The application form (pdf) for your participation in this program is available for downloading. Please complete and return the application to LLR no later than February 19, 2010, to Teresa Higgins, Communications Office. Please be sure to include the name of your company as you want it to appear on the award. If you have any questions, please contact Teresa by phone at (803) 896-4373 or by e-mail at:

Applications may be sent by fax to Teresa at (803) 896-4393.