Since beginning the process of applying for VPP, Augusta Lumber Mill has seen a 62% reduction in TCIR and has sustained a level that is 84% less than the national average for their industry and the severity of those injuries has greatly reduced. “Since our certification, we have had numerous milestones that would never have been possible without the support and tools VPP supplies.
2002 - 3 million work hours without a lost work day case
2003 - Lowest TIR in the history of the facility - 0.53
2004 - Lowest annual Workers Comp Cost Per claim
2006 - 10 + years without a contractor injury “
Lamar Youmans, EHS Coordinator, Augusta Lumber Mill