Lake County Past: June 11
New safety record set at Silver Bay
Two million consecutive man hours of work without an injury that kept a man away from his job! That is the new safety record established by the 400 members of the Mechanical Maintenance Department of Reserve Mining Company’s Silver Bay Division.
E.C. Lampman, manager of the Silver Bay Division, said this morning that the record was “remarkable, perhaps an all-time high for comparable maintenance organizations in the nation. The very nature of this department’s work - the wide variety of repair and replacements involving so many different skills in so many locations - makes this an outstanding and important accomplishment. It is the direct result of a good safety program and exceptional safety consciousness on the part of every supervisor and employee in the entire department.”
On two previous occasions the department has reached the one-million safe consecutive hour mark, which earned for them national safety honors.
Two Harbors gets $1.4 million
The House recently passed an appropriations bill containing $20,814 million for projects in Northeastern Minnesota, including $1.4 million for Two Harbors for operation and maintenance dredging for the harbor.