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Region 7 News Release:    OSHA/04-779-KAN
Date: Wednesday, May 12, 2004
Contact: Norma J. Conrad
Phone: (816)426-5491


Koch-Glitsch LP Qualifies For OSHA Recognition

WICHITA, Kan. -- Koch-Glitsch LP has been approved for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's "Star" Voluntary Protection Program (VPP), the U.S. Department of Labor announced today. A recognition ceremony is scheduled for Thursday, May 13.

"Koch-Glitsch LP has exhibited excellence in effective safety and health management and employee training and involvement," said Charles E. Adkins, CIH, OSHA regional administrator in Kansas City.

The company employs about 350 workers and is a manufacturing facility that fabricates mass transfer products for the refinery industry.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is dedicated to saving lives, preventing injuries and illnesses, and protecting America's workers. Safety and health add value to business, the workplace and life. For further information, visit www.osha.gov.

From coast to coast, there are approximately 1,069 work sites participating in the VPP. Information kits about the VPP application and approval process are available from the VPP Manager at OSHA's Kansas City regional office at (816) 426 5861.


Event: "Star" Voluntary Protection Program Ceremony
Presented by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Date and Time: Thursday, May 13, 2004, at 11:30 a.m., CDT.
Location: Koch-Glitsch, LP
4111 E 37th St. North
Wichita, KS 67220
Contact: Norma Conrad (816) 426-5491


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