Okemo Mountain Operations Department Recieves 365 Safety Award

By AlpineZone News |
Feb 14 2012 - 10:59 AM

LUDLOW, Vt. – Okemo Mountain Resort’s Mountain Operations Department was recently recognized for its commitment to safety. The department of nearly 100 staff members marked a full year without a recordable accident. No one from Mountain Operations sought medical treatment or lost time from work due to an injury since January 2011.

“This is a tremendous accomplishment,” said Okemo Vice President of Human Resources Crystal Stokarski. “Every one of our team members in Mountain Operations works with varying conditions, schedules, team members and projects. To do all this accident free, while always accomplishing their goals, is awesome. These folks are truly role models for all of us!”

During a recent managers’ meeting, Okemo Vice President and General Manager Bruce Schmidt presented a plaque to Mountain Operations managers in attendance.

Safety is one of Okemo’s core values. Okemo’s staff is focused on a safe workplace. They strive to think and act responsibly, and care about each other. “Safety First” is a mantra repeated often around the resort. A Safety Committee meets regularly to discuss ways to increase safety awareness and develop appropriate safety policies.

For more information about Okemo Mountain Resort, call (802) 228-1600 or visit Okemo.com.