April 20, 2017 – Curtiss-Wright Sensors & Controls division today announced that its facility located in Chanhassen, MN, received a Governor’s Safety Award for superior performance in workplace safety and health as part of the Minnesota Governor’s Safety Awards. The Chanhassen site produces Exlar® electromechanical actuation technologies, and earned this award by reporting better than industry average recordable rates and scored between 50 and 74 on a 100-point safety program evaluation scale.
“We thank Curtiss-Wright for its commitment to safety,” said Paul Aasen, president of the Minnesota Safety Council. “These efforts protect workers, strengthen the organization, and benefit the community as a whole.”
Applicants are judged on several years of injury data as it compares with their industry’s national statistics, and on their progress in implementing a comprehensive safety program. Coordinated by the Minnesota Safety Council, Curtiss-Wright will be honored at the Minnesota Safety and Health Conference on Thursday, May 18th, -at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Curtiss-Wright is one of 266 employers to be honored through the awards program.
“Workplace safety is always our first priority, and our employees are dedicated to maintaining these standards,” said Graham Macdonald, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Sensors & Controls division. “We are proud to be recognized by the Minnesota Governor’s Safety Awards for our diligent efforts.”