District 10 Recipient of First “Golden Hard Hat” Award
For Immediate Release
MARIETTA (Wednesday, June 27, 2012) – The Ohio Department of Transportation District 10 is proud to announce it is the recipient of the first “Golden Hard Hat” award within the agency.
This prestigious award is given out to recognize and honor outstanding safety accomplishments by a district throughout the year.
“Safety is something we take very seriously in the district,” District 10 Deputy Director T. Steve Williams said, “Our employees go above and beyond when it comes to safety.”
The employees of District 10 continuously receive safety training during the year and recognize the importance of applying what they’ve learned to their job as well as other aspects of their lives.
“The safer we perform our jobs, the better the conditions for the traveling public,” Williams said.
The award was given at ODOT’s annual statewide Maintenance Conference.
“Ohio’s highways are essential to keeping and creating new jobs. With a mission to provide easy movement of people and goods from place to place, the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is responsible for maintaining one of the largest transportation networks in the nation. Guided by ethical principles and accountability, ODOT works to improve safety, enhance travel and advance economic development. As a $2.8 billion enterprise, the department wisely invests in its core services of snow and ice removal, annual construction program and highway maintenance operations.”
For more information contact:
Brenna K. Slavens, District 10 Office of Communications, at (740) 568-3904
or email D10.PIO@dot.state.oh.us