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Domtar to be honored for 1M hours worked without injuries, illness

Domtar to be honored for 1M hours worked without injuries, illness

March 20th, 2017 in Texarkana News

Domtar's Ashdown, Ark., mill will receive a "One Million Man Hour Safety Award" Thursday from the Arkansas Department of Labor.

"Eight hundred employees have accumulated one million work hours without a lost day away from work due to a work-related injury or illness between April 20, 2016 and Dec. 24, 2016," Leon Jones Jr., director of the Arkansas Department of Labor, said.

The company has a safety program in effect and a safety committee consisting of both employees and management.

An award ceremony will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Domtar, 285 Highway 71 South, in Ashdown.

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