Hobart celebrates safety milestone

September 2007
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The article reports on the safety milestone recorded by Hobart Brothers Co. for 1.5 million man-hours without a lost time accident. Man-hours are the accumulated working hours of the company's employees. The safety milestone was recorded on June 30, 2007. It represents the combined effort of 667 employees throughout the company.


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