Schiller Grounds Care, manufacturer of BOB-CAT, Bunton, Classen, Little Wonder, Mantis, Ryan and Steiner brand outdoor power equipment, recently achieved a workplace safety milestone in its Johnson Creek, Wis., facility, reaching 4 million man-hours without a lost time injury. The feat, which took just under 12 years to accomplish, earned the company the Liberty Mutual Group’s Silver Safety Excellence Award for safety excellence in the workplace.
"This is a tremendous accomplishment, and I am proud of everyone on the team, as it truly is a team effort,” said Pat Cappucci, president and COO of Schiller Grounds Care. “There is no way that we could have accomplished this without every single person chipping in to make safety a priority in the workplace. Even more significant, this award is evidence that our team takes personal pride in operating in a safe, clean and organized environment.”
Schiller supports a safety-first workplace environment. Compliance to the safety management system is the minimal requirement. Through the implementation of sound industry practices and the inclusion of pertinent elements of industry supporting programs such as; Lean Manufacturing, ISO, 5S and others throughout the years, Schiller has created a proactive safety environment where employees are encouraged to, and do participate in being safety conscious.