Vallourec Star mill in Muskogee Oklahoma, US, was recognized for Excellence in Safety at the Muskogee City-County Port Authority annual Business and Industry Awards. Nominated by Indian Capital Technology Center (ICTC) the Muskogee facilities achieved a 60% reduction in no-lost-time injuries from the previous year.
This award reaffirms Vallourec Star's culture of safety. Kathy Adair, ICTC director commented, "They have incorporated safety into every business process and decision. They actively seek input and feedback from all team members… and implement and maintain a continuous improvement-based occupational safety and health management system."
Gary Hauck, General Manager of Vallourec Star Muskogee operations commented, "We are especially proud of the validation the award represents. It substantiates the work we have done to strengthen our already robust safety training and the time and effort our team members put into the program."