MONTREAL--Dec. 15, 2004-- Quebecor World Inc. is pleased to announce that its facility in Covington, Tenn has been given the Commissioner's Award of Excellence for Workplace Health and Safety. This award was presented to Quebecor World by the Tennessee Occupational Health and Safety Administration. The award recognizes Quebecor World for providing a long-term safe working environment at its' Covington facility.
"This award represents an enormous accomplishment in workplace safety for Quebecor," said Jim Flanagan of TOSHA. "Quebecor employees have worked more than 3 million man hours without a lost-time injury. I would also like to note that this is the first printing facility to qualify for this award."
Quebecor World's Covington facility employs approximately 550 people and prints magazines and retail insets for some of North America's largest publishers and retailers.
"This award is a testament to our employees and I would like to thank all of them for their diligent attention to maintaining a safe working environment while providing a quality product for our customers," said Chuck Moran, Covington's General Manager. "But this award is also a testament to the philosophy of Quebecor World. We are a Company that places a top priority on safety and we pride ourselves in promoting a safe workplace at all our facilities."
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