Introduced Version





SENATE RESOLUTION No. ___




DIGEST OF INTRODUCED RESOLUTION


     A SENATE RESOLUTION recognizing Paoli Furniture for their outstanding safety record.



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Introduced

First Regular Session 117th General Assembly (2011)


SENATE RESOLUTION


     MADAM PRESIDENT:

    I offer the following resolution and move its adoption:

    A SENATE RESOLUTION recognizing Paoli Furniture for their outstanding safety record.

     Whereas, Paoli Furniture, headquartered in Orleans, Indiana, has a safety record that is second to none;

    Whereas, Last October, Paoli Furniture became one of the few distinguished Indiana businesses to be accepted into the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's Voluntary Protection Program (VPP);

    Whereas, The Occupational Safety and Health Administration's Voluntary Protection Program recognizes companies and workers in private industry who implement effective safety and health management systems, and maintain injury and illness rates below national Bureau of Labor Statistics averages for their respective industries;

    Whereas, With more than 140,000 businesses in the state of Indiana, Paoli Furniture is one of only 55 Indiana companies that is VPP certified;


    Whereas, Paoli Furniture's recordable injury rate was 88.23 percent below the national average in 2010. In addition, Paoli Furniture's safety performance for the past five years has been consistently outstanding; and

    Whereas, Paoli Furniture is a sterling example of safety and their impeccable record sets the standard for all Hoosier businesses: Therefore,

Be it resolved by the Senate of the

General Assembly of the State of Indiana:


    SECTION 1. The Indiana Senate recognizes Paoli Furniture for their outstanding safety record.
    SECTION 2. The Secretary of the Senate is hereby directed to transmit a copy of this Resolution to the Paoli Furniture headquarters in Orleans, Indiana.