Jan. 11, 2016 —
Warehouse and Small Parcel area of Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Tobyhanna,
Pa., was awarded the Tobyhanna Army Depot Safety Area of the Year Award -
Tenant Activity, for fiscal year 2015 for their work in ensuring employee
The PWSP team
includes 16 employees in 10 bays, and competed against a total of 22 tenant
commands across TYAD for the honor.
“The PWSP area supervisor, Steavon Allen, is always
proactive with all safety requests and inspections,” said Army Lt. Col. John
Turner, DLA Distribution Tobyhanna’s commander.
“Mr. Allen will personally correct any deficiencies on the spot, or make
the necessary arrangements to have the deficiency corrected in a timely manner.”
The PWSP area
has not had any employee injuries resulting in lost time or missed work days in
the past two years. The team had additional
personnel working with them in one warehouse for several months, and still was
able to stay incident-free.
fully supports the Safety on Point program and allows his area representative
complete availability to attend monthly meetings, accompany the safety
specialist on quarterly inspections, and perform monthly fire extinguisher
checks, along with weekly eyewash station checks.”