GreenWood, Inc. Achieves Carolina Star VPP Status for Workplace Safety and Health

Team GreenWood members pose with North Carolina Commissioner of Labor, Cherie Berry, with the Carolina Star flag

Greenville, SC - - GreenWood, Inc., an integrated operations, maintenance and construction solutions provider, has been approved by the North Carolina Department of Labor (NCDOL) to participate in the Carolina Star Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) at their project in Durham, North Carolina. Participation in this elite program is only for companies that demonstrate onsite safety and health best practices through a rigorous process evaluated, authenticated and approved by a team of NCDOL safety and health experts.

GreenWood has consistently demonstrated that safety and health practices are a vital part of daily operations with a focus on the prevention and control of occupational safety and health hazards. The company has implemented effective management systems for the prevention of injuries and incidents in the workplace as required by OSHA and the NCDOL. Operating within the OSHA Star VPP system motivates employees to work safely which leads to better quality and productivity along with reduced workers’ compensation costs.

North Carolina Commissioner of Labor Cherie Berry officially presented the Carolina Star VPP award to GreenWood project and safety leadership members as part of a project-wide event to mark the occasion.

About GreenWood, Inc.

GreenWood provides integrated maintenance, operations and construction solutions designed to extend the life of critical assets, influence operational efficiencies and deliver bottom line improvements for plants and facilities throughout the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic. We operate under a “Customer-Centered” philosophy where safety performance is always first and our flexibility to respond to customer needs is an ongoing priority as it has been for over 25 years. GreenWood, Inc. is certified as a women-owned business by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). For more information, visit www.GreenWoodInc.com.

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