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NGC Wins Highest Workplace Safety Honor from U.S. Government

Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) has been awarded the U.S. government’s highest rating for excellence in workplace health and safety.

NGC’s Shipbuilding sector in Newport News, Va. achieved the prestigious STAR status, the highest level of recognition, from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Voluntary Protection Program (VPP).

According to NGC, “VPP is an OSHA program designed to promote effective worksite-based safety and health. It is a partnership between companies and OSHA to establish and improve safety and health programs. Acceptance into VPP is OSHA’s official recognition of outstanding efforts of employers and employees who have achieved exemplary occupational safety and health.”

“The STAR rating recognizes the continuing efforts of our employees to maintain a healthy and safe work environment, ” said Jim Thornton, director of Environmental, Health and Safety for Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding. “Safety comes first for our employees.”

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