AK Steel's Zanesville Works Recognized for Outstanding Safety Performance

There are 1 comment on the Sys-Con Media story from Mar 30, 2012, titled AK Steel's Zanesville Works Recognized for Outstanding Safety Performance. In it, Sys-Con Media reports that:

A "We are honored to be recognized by the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation, Division of Safety and Hygiene, an achievement that speaks volumes about our culture of safety at AK Steel," said received the "100% Award for Safety" for operating the entire year of 2011 without any lost-time injuries or illnesses.A The plant also received a "Special ... (more)

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A steel mill worker

Shelby, OH

#1 Apr 1, 2012
Ak Steel is a bunch liars!

AK Steel punishes it's workers so much for what they call safety violations that workers are afraid to report their injuries. People are still getting hurt in their plants. They just don't report their injuries anymore for fear of being punished and/or fired.

Consequently, they take their injuries home with them and report them as home injuries. Insurance covers the injury; no workers comp; thus no osha recordable.

In my opinion, AK's safety program is one big lie.

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