The Walbridge plant of AK Tube LLC, a subsidiary of
AK Steel Holding Corporation
), has gained recognition for its exceptional safety performance
by the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation, Division of Safety
For the fifth time the Ohio plant has been awarded with the
"100% Award for Safety" for operating through 2012 without any
time lost to injuries or illness. This honor was given on behalf
of a collaborative safety awareness program established by the
Northwest Ohio Safety Council.
The plant also won "Special Award for Safety" for operating
1,115,335 man-hours without a lost-time injury between Mar 17,
2009 and Dec 31, 2012. This marks the fourth time the plant
received the same recognition. AK Steel is also well known for
its corporate-wide safety performance, which was five times
better than the steel industry average for 2012.
Another plant of AK Steel, Coshocton Works, gained recognition
for its excellent safety performance by the same group in May 20.
AK Steel's Coshocton Works won four awards for its
Coshocton Works received the "100% Award for Safety" for
performing successfully through 2012 without any lost-time
injuries or illnesses. It also got a "Special Award for Safety"
for operating 1,126,942 man-hours without a lost-time injury
between Aug 5, 2011, and Dec 31, 2012. The other awards won by
Coshocton Works are "Group Safety Award" for having the lowest
incident rate in the industrial group, and the "Safety
Achievement Award" for reducing its lost-time injury rate by more
than 25% over 2011.
The awards were conferred on Coshocton Works as a part of a
joint safety awareness program established by the Coshocton
County Safety Council and Chamber of Commerce.
AK Steel currently holds a short-term Zacks Rank #3
Other companies in the steel industry with favorable Zacks
ArcelorMittal South Africa Limited
Angang Steel Company Ltd
LB Foster Co.
). All of them hold a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).
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