North Carolina Dept. of Labor Safety Award

Awarded on Monday, June 30th, 2014

In recognition of their outstanding safety and health efforts, Tar Heel Basement Systems was presented with the NCDOL Safety Achievement Award. The company’s efforts resulted in substantial reduction of injuries and illness and the promotion of safer working conditions in 2013. Owner, Pete Burgess, proudly accepted the award on behalf of Tar Heel Basement Systems.

The N.C. Department of Labor Safety Program recognizes private firms and public agencies throughout the state that achieve and maintain outstanding safety records. The program is designed to stimulate interest in accident prevention and to promote safety in the workplace by providing and incentive to employers and employees to maintain a safe and healthy workplace.

To qualify for an annual safety award a company must meet the following requirements:

(a) It must have had no fatalities at the site during the calendar year for which the award is given.

(b) It must have maintained either a perfect safety record for that year, or an incidence rate at least 50% below the average for its particular industry group.