2003 Incident Rate Excellence Award

Date Published: Thursday, October 23, 2003

Cedar Valley Corp. of Waterloo, Iowa was awarded an Incident Rate Excellence award from the Iowa-Illinois Safety Council.  The award was presented for outstanding achievement in accident prevention during the 2002 calendar year.  Cedar Valley Corp. was one over over 100 businesses, industries and government agencies in Illinois and Iowa to recieve an award for promoting active safety programs and reducing OSHA recordable injuries among their employees.  To qualify for this award, applicants had to demonstrate an incident rate lower than the national average for their specific industry. 

Iowa-Illinois Safety Council is a Chapter of the National Safety Council and is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to protecting life and promoting health.  The mission of the Council is to educate society to adopt safety, health and environmental practices and to provide high quality, value added training and services.