Hixson Lumber Sales Inc. Pine Bluff, 310 S. Tennessee St., recently earned a Ten Year Accumulative Safety Award. Leon Jones Jr., director of the Arkansas Department of Labor, made the announcement in a press release.


The Pine Bluff facility is a division of Hixson Lumber Sales Inc. An award ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 26, at Hixson Lumber Sales at Russellville.


“The Arkansas Department of Labor, the Arkansas Insurance Department and the Arkansas Workers’ Compensation Commission are pleased to present this award to Arkansas companies who excel in on-the-job safety,” Jones said.


Eighteen employees at the Pine Bluff business have accumulated 10 years without a lost day away from work due to a work-related injury or illness between Jan. 1, 2007, and June 27, 2017. The company has a safety program in effect and a safety committee consisting of both employees and management, according to the release.


Details: R.D. Geiggar, safety manager, Hixson Lumber Sales Pine Bluff, rickeygeiggar@yahoo.com or 501-681-3791.