Liberty Paper Receives Safety Honors

Liberty Paper Receives Safety Honors

Date : 05/10/2008

Liberty Paper Inc. is the recipient of two awards for excellence in workplace safety and health.

The first award is the MNSTAR Award from the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry for work-based occupational safety and health. This award is based on federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Voluntary Protection Program standards. Liberty Paper is one of only 26 companies in the state to be recognized since the MNSTAR Award was established in 1999.

The second award is the Governor’s Safety Award of Honor from the Minnesota Safety Council. Liberty Paper has been recognized with a number of other state awards for various reasons, but this is the highest safety award received to date.

The Liberty Paper mill in Becker, Minn., manufactures paper products primarily for the corrugated container industry using 100 percent recycled material and keeping 250,000 tons of recovered paper out of landfills annually.

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