July 24, 2023
Texas glass manufacturer earns 'Star' designation for excellence in workplace safety, health management at Waxahachie facility
Cardinal IG Waxahachie lauded for effective worker safety, health programs
Participants: U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Cardinal IG Waxahachie
Description: OSHA has welcomed Cardinal IG Waxahachie, a glass manufacturer and provider, into the agency's Voluntary Protection Program with a "Star" designation. The action follows an OSHA audit at the company's Waxahachie facility. The agency awards VPP status to companies with safety and health management systems that provide information, guidance and training to help protect the workers' safety and health.
Background: OSHA's VPP Program works with employers committed to worker safety and health to prevent workplace fatalities, injuries and illnesses. VPP programs bring company management, site employees and OSHA together to work proactively to focus on hazard prevention and control, worksite analysis, training, management commitment and worker involvement to prevent fatalities, injuries and illnesses.
Quote: "Cardinal IG Waxahachie Facility entry into OSHA's Voluntary Protection Program will greatly improve the health and safety in the workplace for Cardinal IG's employees and onsite contractors," explained OSHA Area Director Timothy Minor in Fort Worth. "Joining the program is indicative of the company's commitment toward health and safety in the workplace and should be applauded for that."
Release Number: 23-1324-DAL