SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association's (SPI) Occupational Health and Environmental Issues Committee (OHEIC) invites you to participate in the 2011 Safety Statistics and Awards Program.
SPI conducts an annual Occupational Safety and Health Survey to collect statistical information of occupational illnesses and injuries in the plastics industry and recognizes those work sites that qualify for one of the following four certificate awards:
Distinguished Safety Awards recognize member company work sites with no occupational injuries or illnesses, as defined by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), during the calendar year 2011.
Achievement Safety Awards are presented to work sites with no OSHA recordable occupational injuries or illnesses involving lost workdays or restricted work activity during the calendar year 2011.
Merit Safety Awards are presented to work sites having a 2011 OSHA days away from work, days of restricted work activity or job transfer (DART) rate lower than the national average for their industry and a reduction in their DART rate of at least 20 percent when compared to their previous 2010 rate.
Special Recognition Awards are presented to those work sites with safety performance for 2011 that is better than the national average for their Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) code.
To participate in the program, please read the invitation letter, then complete the submission form, providing 2011 occupational illness and injury data for each branch site of your company. Please submit a separate form for each site, supplying its mailing address and the name and phone number of the individual preparing the form.
The requested occupational illness and injury data is the annual summary of your OSHA 300 log, which you post in the workplace during the month of February. The hours/employees data is listed on the OSHA 300A form.
All data will be handled confidentially. Company names will be disclosed only as Safety Award recipients.