Editorial: Cummins’ safety role admirable



For decades, Cummins Inc. has been a leader in terms of working with the federal government to create, meet and exceed emissions standards aimed at protecting our environment.

It also has worked hard to create safe workplaces for its worldwide work force that of course includes the more than 400 workers employed at its local Seymour Engine Plant.

That’s why it was no surprise to learn Tuesday that the Columbus-based engine maker will play an international role in promoting workplace safety and employee health after signing on to become a charter member of the Campbell Institute, an industry research group backed by the National Safety Council.

The institute was launched earlier this year to bring together leaders of high-performing organizations such as Cummins to promote environmental, health and safety standards at work and within communities around the world.

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