Friday, May 20, 2022

Syngenta North America Receives 21 Million-Hour Safety Award

May 20, 2022

Labor Commissioner Josh Dobson visited Syngenta North America Crop Protection in Greensboro on Tuesday, May 17, to present employees and management with a 21 Million-Hour award. Million-Hour safety awards are given to businesses which accumulate one million employee hours with no injuries or illnesses involving days away from work.

“It’s certainly an honor to be here today to congratulate Syngenta for this amazing achievement,” Commissioner Dobson said. “The level of commitment and dedication shown by the men and women who work here sets the standard for workplace safety that all employers and employees across the state should strive for.”

Syngenta began working toward this extraordinary milestone on May 13, 2009 and reached the 21 million-hour mark on Nov. 30, 2021. Syngenta also received their 36th consecutive gold award at the Greensboro Safety Awards Banquet in April and are certified as a Carolina Star site.

Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. Syngenta employs 28,000 people in over 90 countries and works to transform how crops are grown, by utilizing world class science and innovative crop solutions. They are committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities. 

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