|Arch Coal Earns Sentinels of Safety Award as Safest Coal Facility in United States|
The prestigious Sentinels of Safety awards were presented at a banquet yesterday evening in the nation's capital. This is the eighth Sentinels of Safety award earned by an Arch subsidiary operation since 2002.
"The best-in-class safety recognition was hard earned by our dedicated Hazard loading employees," said Arch President and CEO
In 2012, employees at Hazard's Kentucky River loading facility worked 184,859 hours with an incident rate of zero, compared to the national average of 1.39 incidents per 200,000 employee-hours among U.S. coal processing facilities.
"We're honored to be recognized as the nation's safest in our class," said
The Sentinels of Safety awards program is sponsored by the
Sentinels of Safety awards were initiated in 1925 by then-Commerce Secretary
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