For the first six months of 2000, the Vecellio Companies have maintained the best safety record in company history.
“We want to encourage everyone to keep up the great work,” said Kennie Hatfield, Jr., Vice President of Safety and Risk Management. “Remember, safety is always ‘Job One’.”
With close to 1.5 million hours worked through June 30, the companies averaged an incident frequency rate of 0.29 — extremely low compared to national industry averages.
Both frequency and severity of claims were significantly down. Pro-rated for the year, reportable injuries dropped 77% versus 1999, while lost-time injuries dropped a remarkable 94%.