CHICAGO--USG Corporation (NYSE: USG), an industry leading manufacturer of building products and innovative solutions, is pleased to announce that its Canadian subsidiary, CGC Inc. (CGC), was named a winner in the manufacturing category of Canada’s 2016 Safest Employers Awards for its exceptional occupational, health and safety (OHS) management practices. Canada’s distinguished Safest Employers Awards, presented by Canadian Occupational Safety magazine, was launched in 2011 and recognizes companies across Canada for their outstanding efforts and achievements in promoting the health and safety of their workers.
“Across every level of our organization, we aspire to create the safest environments for our employees, families, colleagues, customers and communities,” said Pete Savu, USG Corporation’s Senior Vice President, Manufacturing and Global Supply Chain. “We are honored that our Canadian gypsum operations were recognized as one of Canada’s Safest Employers.”
Honorees are evaluated based on a range of occupational health and safety elements such as employee training, OHS management systems, emergency preparedness, incident investigation and innovation through health and safety initiatives.
CGC was honored on Oct. 24, 2016, at the Canada's Safest Employers gala in Toronto, Canada. CGC is a leading marketer, manufacturer and distributor of gypsum wallboard products, interior finishing materials and suspended acoustical ceilings in Canada.
About USG Corporation
USG Corporation is a manufacturer and distributor of innovative, high-performance building systems through its United States Gypsum Company, USG Interiors, LLC, and L&W Supply Corporation subsidiaries and its USG Boral Building Products joint venture. Headquartered in Chicago, USG worldwide operations serve the commercial, residential, and repair and remodel construction markets, enabling our customers to build the outstanding spaces where people live, work and play. USG wall, ceiling, exterior sheathing, flooring underlayment and roofing systems provide leading-edge building solutions, while L&W Supply branch locations efficiently stock and deliver building materials throughout the United States. USG Boral Building Products is a leading plasterboard & ceilings joint venture across Asia, Australasia, and the Middle East. USG and its subsidiaries are proud sponsors of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic teams and the Canadian Olympic team. For additional information, visit usg.com.