Recognized for Exemplary Safety Record and Best Practices
LSC Communications (NYSE: LKSD) announced today that
its Roanoke, Virginia production facility has been recommended for
recertification to Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star Status by
the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA).
Created in 1982, OSHA's VPP certification signifies the implementation
of effective health and safety management systems and is attained only
after an organization undergoes a rigorous onsite evaluation conducted
by a team of health and safety professionals. The Star Status
designation is the highest certification level granted by OSHA and is
given to companies with exemplary safety and health management systems
that have achieved injury and illness rates at or below the national
average of their respective industries.
"Achieving VPP Star recertification status requires a committed
management team, an engaged workforce and continuous improvement. This
important recertification is another reflection of the caliber of our
employees and the distinctive quality of our operations,” commented
Thomas J. Quinlan III, Chairman and CEO of LSC Communications.
"Overall, LSC’s five total VPP Star Status-certified facilities have
evolved into models of excellence and serve to influence best practices
industry-wide," commented Michael Manzella, Senior Vice President of
Environmental, Health, Safety and Quality, & Chief Sustainability
Officer of LSC Communications. Manzella further commented, "Safety is
the most important measure of operational excellence. Our written safety
programs serve as a foundation for a safe work place, but it is
management’s exceptional commitment, strong employee engagement and the
individual’s ownership of safety as a core value that produce such
The VPP re-certification is a lengthy process. As part of the
evaluation, OSHA also conducts extensive interviews directly with
employees as an important barometer of a company's overall safety and
LSC Communications’ Roanoke facility employs state-of-the-art technology
to supply hard and soft cover books to adult trade, direct marketing and
education publishers. LSC’s Senatobia facility supplies magazines and
catalogs primarily to medical journals and magazine
publishers. Additional detail on LSC Communications’ performance in
areas of safety, environmental impact and sustainability is available on
the Company’s website at www.lsccom.com.
About LSC Communications
LSC Communications (NYSE: LKSD) is a global leader in traditional and
digital print, print-related services and office products that serves
the needs of publishers, merchandisers and retailers. The Company’s
service offering includes e-services, warehousing and fulfillment and
supply chain management. LSC utilizes a broad portfolio of technology
capabilities coupled with consultative attention to clients' needs to
increase speed to market, reduce costs, provide postal savings to
clients and improve efficiencies. Strategically located operations
provide local service and responsiveness while leveraging the economic,
geographic and technological advantages of an international organization.
For more information about LSC Communications, visit www.lsccom.com.
This news release may contain "forward-looking statements" within the
meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as
amended, and the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these
forward-looking statements and any such forward-looking statements are
qualified in their entirety by reference to the following cautionary
statements. All forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of
this news release and are based on current expectations and involve a
number of assumptions, risks and uncertainties that could cause the
actual results to differ materially from such forward-looking
statements, including risks associated with the ability of LSC
Communications to perform as expected as a separate, independent entity
and risks associated with the volatility and disruption of the capital
and credit markets, and adverse changes in the global economy. Readers
are strongly encouraged to read the full cautionary statements contained
in LSC’s filings with the SEC. LSC disclaims any obligation to update or
revise any forward-looking statements.
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LSC Communications, Inc.
Janet Halpin, 312-326-8742
Treasurer and Investor Relations
Source: LSC Communications