Hornady received the “Nebraska’s Safest Company” award on May 19 during the Nebraska Chapter of the National Safety Council’s annual Celebration of Safety. During the event, the Council recognized organizations that have demonstrated exemplary dedication to employee safety by designating them “Nebraska’s Safest Companies.” Every division of Hornady received the award, with the Reloading Tools Division earning the honor “With Distinction” for maintaining injury rates less than half the national average.
“During this time of unprecedented change and uncertainty, one thing still remains certain, now is not the time to take shortcuts with safety,” said Eric Koeppe, president and CEO of the National Safety Council—Nebraska Chapter. “Winning the Nebraska’s Safest Company Award clearly illustrates a company’s commitment to ensuring that their team members return home safely to their families at the end of each workday.”
“With an unparalleled demand for our products and with our employees working extremely hard to meet the needs of our customers, it is especially pleasing to see the recognition for their continued dedication to maintaining a safe work environment,” said Hornady Safety Manager Jamie Lemburg.
The National Safety Council—Nebraska Chapter was formed in 1924. Its mission is to promote safety and health by providing programs, resources, education, and advocacy to reduce both the personal and economic loss associated with injuries, accidents and health hazards. The Council is a private non-profit organization that partners with businesses, schools, law enforcement, firefighters, hospitals and Nebraska communities to provide education and training focused on keeping Nebraskans safe.
Hornady Manufacturing Company is a family-owned business established in 1949 and headquartered in Grand Island, NE. Its line of products, which include bullets, ammunition, reloading equipment, accessory and security products are manufactured in the United States and are a longtime favorite among firearm enthusiasts.