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Smurfit-Stone, L’Oréal Named Safe Companies

November 22, 2005

Smurfit-Stone Container Corp., Chicago, was recently named one of America’s safest companies in Occupational Hazards magazine. Also data from the American Forest & Paper Association shows Smurfit-Stone has led the pulp and paper industry in safety for the past three years.
“Our Smurfit-Stone Accident-Free Environment (SAFE) process embraces the beliefs that all injuries are preventable, safety is everyone’s responsibility, working safely is a condition of employment, training employees to work safely is essential and safety is good business,” said Larry Otten, Smurfit-Stone director of health and safety.
The magazine also named L’Oréal as one of America’s safest companies. L’Oréal pledged to achieve OSHA Vol-untary Protection Program Star Status at all of its U.S. manufacturing plants in five years and was recognized by U.S. Department of Labor assistant secretary Mr. John Henshaw.