Domtar’s Kingsport Mill to Receive TOSHA Governor’s Award of Excellence

KINGSPORT, Tenn. — Domtar’s Kingsport mill will receive the 2017 Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Administration (TOSHA) Governor’s Award of Excellence at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 8.

The Governor’s Award of Excellence recognizes outstanding achievement in employer-employee safety programs for the prevention of workplace injury. To qualify for the award, Domtar’s Kingsport mill was required to accumulate 1 million hours worked without a lost-time or restricted-duty incident.

Speakers at the event will include Bill MacPherson, mill manager of Domtar’s Kingsport mill, and Randy Cassell, president of Kingsport’s Safety Council. Guests attending on behalf of the state include James Flanagan, assistant administrator for Tennessee OSHA, and David Blessman, STAR program manager.

The award presentation will be held at Domtar’s Kingsport mill, located at 100 Clinchfield Street in Kingsport. Guests must check in at the security office. Business casual attire is recommended and closed-toed shoes are required. The event will be held indoors; however, in the event of inclement weather, please bring a coat and/or an umbrella.

For more information, contact Kezia Murphy,
human resource advisor at Domtar’s Kingsport mill,
at 423-392-2710.