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July 24, 2020

San Antonio Company Earns Safety Award

Nissei Plastic Machinery America Inc.The Texas Department of Insurance, Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) recognized Nissei Plastic Machinery America Inc. with a Lone Star Safety Award for their exemplary workplace safety program and low rates of work-related injuries and illnesses. Nissei Plastic Machinery manufactures plastic injection molding presses. The company has 14 employees and two temporary employees at its San Antonio facility.

“Nissei Plastic Machinery has created a proactive work environment and safety program,” Chris D’Amura, DWC director of workplace safety, said. “I want to especially recognize their leadership for involving employees in safety by recognizing them when they report a concern or near miss. Nissei Plastic Machinery also prevents and controls hazards by providing written safety procedures and posting personal protective equipment requirements.”

Know a company with an excellent safety program? Nominate it for the Lone Star Safety Award. Employers must have a proven safety program and injury incidence rates below the national average for the last three years, and no work-related fatalities within the prior 12 months. For more information, call 800-252-7031, option 2.

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For more information, contact DWCCommunications@tdi.texas.gov.

Last updated: 7/28/2020