Since 1934, the annual Governor's Safety Awards have spotlighted Minnesota employers with above average safety records. Participants submit injury information which is compared with state and national data, as well as the entrant's past performance. Ongoing safety programs and activities are also considered. Winners are recognized at three levels:
See a complete listing of all winners below.
- Meritorious Achievement (74 winners this year): Better than average performance in incident rates, dependent on type of industry.
- Outstanding Achievement (54 winners): Continuing improvement and/or a continuing outstanding record.
- Award of Honor (51 winners): Exceptional accomplishment in reduction of injuries and illnesses in the workplace.
E. J. Ajax and Sons
APi Electric Company
APi Group, Inc.
BAE Systems, US Combat Systems, Minneapolis
Beckman Coulter, Inc., Chaska
Bergen's Greenhouses, Inc.
Oscar J. Boldt Construction
Boston Scientific, Maple Grove
Cherne Contracting Corporation
Egan Company, Automation Group
Eye Kraft Optical, Inc.
Flint Hills Resources, Pine Bend Refinery
General Dynamics AIS BLC Facility
General Mills, Inc., Bassett Creek
General Mills, Inc., ITQ
General Mills, Inc., Purity Oats
General Mills, Inc., World Headquarters
Graphic Packaging International
Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department
Hormel Foods Corporation, Corporate Offices
Industrial Hygiene Services Corporation
International Paper, White Bear Lake
Jennie-O Turkey Store, Corporate
Jorgenson Construction, Inc.
Koch Pipeline Company, LP
Land O'Lakes Purina Feed, Detroit Lakes
Liberty Paper, Inc.
Louisiana Pacific Corporation, Two Harbors
Low Voltage Contractors, Inc.
Medtronic, Mounds View Campus
Minnesota Department of Human Services, Central Office
Minnesota Freezer Warehouse Company
Syngenta Seeds, Inc., Amboy
Syngenta Seeds, Inc., Danvers
Syngenta Seeds, Inc., Dassel
Syngenta Seeds, Inc., Owatonna
Syngenta Seeds, Inc., Stanton
Thomson Reuters, Eagan Office and Data Centers
The Toro Company Corporate Office, Product Development and Product Evaluation
The Valspar Corporation
Xcel Energy, Monticello Nuclear Generating Plant
Xcel Energy, Prairie Island Nuclear Generating Plant
Xcel Energy, Riverside Plant
Award of Honor Winners List Keys to Effective Safety Programs
ADM Mankato Refinery
Adolfson & Peterson, Inc.
Affiliated Community Medical Centers, Purchasing
Affiliated Community Medical Centers, Skylark Center
Altimate Medical, Inc.
Boise White Paper LLC
Boston Scientific, Cardiac Rhythm Management
Cargill Animal Nutrition
Community Behavioral Health Hospital, Baxter
Corval Group, Inc.
Cummins Power Generation
Federal Cartridge Company
Gemini, Cannon Falls
General Dynamics AIS HMC Facility
General Mills, Inc., Chanhassen
General Mills, Inc., Duluth Elevator
General Mills, Inc., Minneapolis Elevators
Hastings Wastewater Treatment Facility
Honeywell Aerospace, Minneapolis
Honeywell International, Inc.
Hormel Foods Corporation, Austin Minnesota Plant
Hutchinson Technology, Inc., Plymouth Location
International Paper, Fridley
Jennie-O-Turkey Store, Benson Avenue Plant
Kraus-Anderson Construction Company
Lafarge North America, Red Rock Terminal
Land O'Lakes, Inc., Pine Island
Land O'Lakes Purina Feed
Minnesota Counties Intergovernmental Trust
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Nestle HealthCare Nutrition, Inc.
Otter Tail Power Company
PaR Systems, Inc.
Pentair Technical Products
Pioneer Power, Inc.
Schwan's Global Supply Chain, Dry Storage Warehousing
Seagate Technology, Inc., Shakopee
SEH, North Region
SEH, South Region
Trident Seafoods, Motley
Valmont Industries, Farmington
Xcel Energy, Faribault Gas
Xcel Energy, Special Construction
Xcel Energy, St. Cloud Gas
Xcel Energy, St. Paul Overhead Electric
Xcel Energy, St. Paul Underground Electric
Xcel Energy, Winona Gas
ADM Mankato Oilseeds
Affiliated Community Medical Centers, Redwood Falls
Antea USA, Inc.
API Construction Company
ATK Proving Grounds
Blue Lake Wastewater Treatment Facility
Oscar J. Boldt Construction, Rochester Office
BNSF Railway, Northtown Diesel Shop
Cargill Animal Nutrition
Donaldson Company, Inc.
Eagles Point Wastewater Treatment Facility
FPD Power Development
Goodhue County Cooperative Electric Association
Hancock Concrete Products, LLC, Glenwood Gravel Pit
Hennepin County Libraries
Hennepin County Property Services
Hormel Foods Corporation, Research and Development
Hutchinson Technology, Inc., Hutchinson Location
ISD 279, Osseo Area Schools
Jennie-O Turkey Store, Henning Hatchery
Marathon Petroleum Company, LLC
Marvin Windows and Doors
Metropolitan Airports Commission
Minnesota Correctional Facility, Willow River
Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Minnesota Power, an ALLETE Company
Otter Tail Power Company, Hoot Lake Plant
Pace Dairy Foods Company
POET Biorefining, Presto
Professional Instruments Company
Q3 Contracting, Inc.
Randolph School District
Renewal by Andersen
Ryan Companies US, Inc.
Schwan's Global Supply Chain, Beverage Plant
Schwan's Global Supply Chain, Employee Store
Schwan's Global Supply Chain, Plastics Plant
SEH, St. Paul
Seneca Foods Corporation
St. Jude Medical, Cardiovascular Division, Maple Grove
St. Jude Medical, Cardiovascular Division, Minnetonka B2
St. Jude Medical, Cardiovascular Division, Woodridge
Tastefully Simple, Inc.
USG Interiors, Inc., Cloquet
USG Interiors, Inc., Red Wing
Verso Paper, Sartell Mill
Viking Drill and Tool
Xcel Energy, Black Dog Plant
Xcel Energy, Blue Lake Plant
Xcel Energy, Brainerd Gas
Xcel Energy, Delano Gas
Xcel Energy, Inver Hills Plant
Xcel Energy, Mankato
Xcel Energy, Sherco Plant