Proclamation Declaring June as National Safety Month
PROCLAMATION DECLARING JUNE AS NATIONAL SAFETY MONTH
WHEREAS, each year, more than 29 million Americans visit an emergency department for unintentional injuries; and
WHEREAS, the goal of the National Safety Council is to raise public awareness and seek opportunities to educate Americans about these alarming and preventable mishaps through education; and
WHEREAS, through the support and observance of National Safety Month, employers help to reverse the increase in accidental injuries and deaths; and
WHEREAS, Curry County supports national safety efforts and has taken a pro-active stance in providing a safe and healthy work environment for its employees; and
WHEREAS, Curry County has a Safety Officer and a Safety Committee tasked with reviewing work related injuries and accidents and facilities to improve work safety and reduce loses; and
WHEREAS, Curry County works to assure the safety of all County employees by setting and enforcing standards, providing training, and encouraging continual improvement in workplace safety and health.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Chet Spear, do hereby proclaim June as National Safety Month throughout Curry County and encourage all employees and citizens to participate in raising their awareness in the practice of safe and healthy behaviors in all aspects of their lives.
DONE this 4th day of June, 2019.