Rockwell Collins' Kansas facility earns OSHA Star status

RP news wires, Noria Corporation
Tags: workplace safety

Rockwell Collins Services' Wichita (Kan.) Service Center has earned membership in the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) prestigious Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP) at the "Star," or highest, level.

"Rockwell Collins Services in Wichita has exhibited excellence in safety and health management," said Charles E. Adkins, OSHA's regional administrator in Kansas City, Mo. "The company's outstanding efforts have included management commitment to safety and health, and employee involvement in safety and health programs."

The Wichita Service Center has 175 employees who repair and maintain aircraft aviation electronics.

OSHA's Voluntary Protection Programs recognize and promote effective workplace safety and health management. Companies in the VPP achieve average injury rates at least 50 percent lower than other companies in their respective industries. More than 1,700 worksites representing more than 270 industries nationwide participate.

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