TTI Recognized with Governor’s Safety Award

Travel Tags, Inc was recognized for excellence in workplace safety and health at the recent Governor's Safety Awards luncheon at the Minneapolis Convention Center as a recipient of the Governor’s Meritorious Achievement Award for Safety. TTI are one of 309 employers to be honored through the awards program, coordinated by the Minnesota Safety Council. Since 1934, the annual MN Governor's Safety Awards program has honored Minnesota employers with exceptional safety performance. Applicants are judged on several years of injury data as it compares with their industry's national statistics, and on their progress in implementing a comprehensive safety program. Winners are recognized at three levels:


  • Meritorious Achievement (193 winners): Incidence rates that are better than the industry average for at least three years, and a score between 50 and 74 on a 100-point safety program evaluation scale.
  • Outstanding Achievement (77 winners): Continuing improvement and/or a continuing outstanding record with incident rates that are 51%-90% better than the industry average, and a score between 75 and 90 on the safety program evaluation scale.
  • Award of Honor (39 winners): Incidence rates at least 91% better than the industry average, and a score between 91 and 100 on the on the safety program evaluation scale.          .

"Employers like Travel Tags know that safety isn't automatic," said Paul Aasen, president of the Minnesota Safety Council. "It takes attention, dedication and continuous effort to protect their employees. Mark and Ed want to give the credit for the award to all Travel Tags employees and feel that “It is our employees focus on eliminating hazards and avoiding risk taking that allowed us to receive the award. With our continued focus on employee safety and continuous improvement of our safety management system, we will continue on our journey to improved workplace safety and accident reduction.” 

Accepting the award on behalf of all Travel Tags employees are:
Mark Luger, General Manager (on left)
Ed Wakem, EHS Manager (on right)


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