Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation's mills in
The company's Hodge mill has achieved 1.5 million hours worked without a recordable accident according to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards. The
"The extraordinary efforts of everyone at our Hodge and Hopewell mills have made them safer places to work and are a big part of Smurfit-Stone's overall success," said Sonny Jackson, Smurfit-Stone's senior vice president and general manager of containerboard mill operations. "These safety performances are setting standards for others and are integral to our overall goal of becoming the safest and most profitable company in our industry."
According to the Pulp & Paper Safety Association (PPSA), only seven mills have achieved 1 million hours worked without an OSHA recordable and five of those mills are from Smurfit-Stone. In addition to the Hodge and
Smurfit-Stone has led the industry in safety every year since 2001. Last year, Smurfit-Stone chairman and chief executive officer Patrick J. Moore received the PPSA Executive Eagle Award, the PPSA's highest honor.
Smurfit-Stone Container Corporation's innovative packaging solutions help its customers to grow their businesses and profits. As