Draper’s Safety Director, Linda Brinson, received a well deserved recognition on March 24 when our insurance agent Gregory & Appel named her their Safety Director of the Year for 2014. Mike Salazar, Vice President & Manager of Client Services, made the presentation at a meeting in Draper’s office.
Founded in 1884, Gregory & Appel is the 66th largest insurance agency in the United States, specializing in property and casualty risk management and employee benefits. They devote a lot of resources to educating their clients on ways to reduce risk. Safety is a key point of emphasis. Each year they recognize the safety director of one of their clients for outstanding achievement.
Linda has been Draper’s Safety Director since 2006. Under her direction we have made tremendous improvements in employee safety. In November 2013 Draper was granted INSHARP certification by the Indiana Department of Labor for a period of three years. INSHARP stands for Indiana Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program. Certification in INSHARP recognizes an employer as a model work site for occupational safety and health.
Linda also heads our nationally recognized employee wellness program.