|OC Receives 2014 Green Cross for Safety Medal|
the 2014 Green Cross for Safety medal. NSC presents the award annually to an organization with outstanding safety performance
and a commitment to improving the quality of life in the communities where its employees work and live.
Over the past 12 years, Owens Corning has eliminated nearly 95 percent of recordable injuries,
as defined by the United States Occupational Safety & Health Administration. The company’s operations include 90 manufacturing plants.
and Chief Executive Officer Mike Thaman. “The journey to an injury-free workplace continues, but we take pride in
what we’ve accomplished and this special recognition.
Our success in keeping employees safe has set the bar for how we perform in the market and with our suppliers, customers and each other.”
of the board of directors. “Owens Corning exhibits safety leadership at all levels of the organization and demonstrates its commitment to safety
by building successful partnerships to save lives and prevent injuries.”
Doug Pontsler, vice president of Environment, Health and Safety & Operations Sustainability, added, “Owens Corning’s commitment
to safety is grounded in a fundamental caring for our people, in our people caring for one another.
Employees work in way that demonstrates they want each and every one of their coworkers to return home as healthy as they came to work.”
About the National Safety Council
whose mission is to save lives by preventing injuries and deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the roads through leadership,
research, education and advocacy. NSC advances this mission by partnering with businesses, government agencies, elected officials and
the public in areas that can make the most impact ? distracted driving, teen driving, workplace safety, prescription drug overdoses
and Safe Communities.
and engineered materials for composite systems. A Fortune 500® company for 59 consecutive years, Owens Corning is committed to driving
sustainability by delivering solutions, transforming markets and enhancing lives. In business for more than 75 years,
Owens Corning is a market-leading innovator of glass-fiber technology with sales of $5.3 billion in 2013 and about 15,000 employees in 27 countries.
Additional information is available at: www.owenscorning.com.