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Volume 135 Issue 33 Friday, November 3, 2017 90 cents plus tax

INSIDE Morris Industries
this week

Earns Safety Award
Free Smoke


To Hall Of Photo by Hillary Miller

Fame By HILLARY MILLER Stefan Levasseur,
Plant Manager for the
Minnedosa, I thought
that was pretty neat,” said
The company holds
‘tailgate’ meetings every
them. They then discuss
their incident rates, which

M innedosa’s Morris
Industries plant re-
cently won a Safety Award
Minnedosa Morris plant,
noted this came about
when they were due for a
He noted that this is
especially exciting for the
two weeks, their health
and safety committee
meets quarterly, and man-
are very impressive, having
had no time-loss incidents
since January 2017.
in recognition of its ac- safety audit. They com- people doing the manufac- agement meets (either in With many employ-
complishments in health pleted and passed their turing in the plant, the peo- person or remotely) every ees working at the manu-
Volunteer and safety.
Presented by Made-
audit, and the next thing
they knew they were con-
ple on the floor, because
“the guys on the floor have
month to discuss safety
initiatives. The tailgate
facturing plant, Levasseur
said the company’s goal

Award For Safe – Manufacturing
Safety For Manitoba, Mor-
tacted by representatives
from MadeSafe, and were
worked so hard for it. They
are the ones who are prac-
meetings are when em-
ployees meet from differ-
is to make sure everybody
goes home safely at the

ris Industries was awarded told they were going to be ticing the safety culture ent departments to discuss end of every day.

the Safety Excellence in awarded for their safety every day, and they are the safety, processes that may
Manufacturing Award dur- measures. “Just knowing ones who have to be open need updating, and any Continued
Brown ing a gala on September
27th at the Victoria Inn in
that we were the first com-
pany to receive this award,
minded and share with us
all of the safety issues that
incidents that may have
occurred, and what could
on Page 4
Winnipeg. and we are based out of might come forward.” have been done to prevent

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