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Fayetteville PWC Receives National and State Recognition for Outstanding Safety Record

06/11/2013 02:02PM, Published by Anonymous, Categories:

Fayetteville PWC Receives National and State Recognition for Outstanding Safety Record


The Fayetteville Public Works Commission was recently recognized nationally and state-wide for its outstanding safety record including earning a  25-year safety achievement:


·         The North Carolina Department of Labor presented PWC its Outstanding Work in Accident Prevention Award for 25 consecutive years of safety achievements. 


·         PWC earned the American Public Power Association’s Electric Utility Safety First Place Award for attaining a low accident frequency during 2012.   PWC was one of 100 municipal utilities recognized (out of over 2,000) and the achievement was PWC’s 22nd consecutive APPA safety award.  


·         The North Carolina Association of Municipal Electric System’s presented PWC its Electric Safety Award for no lost work day accident cases in 2012. The award was PWC’s 17th NCAMES award.


Annually, PWC employees work over one million hours.  PWC has over 570  employees who daily enter confined spaces, work around electrical voltages up to 230,000 volts, dig trenches over 20 feet deep, handle hazardous chemicals, operate heavy machinery and drive an average of over 7,000 miles every day.




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