Wednesday, October 03, 2012 | The Greenery, Inc.

Hazel Digital Media Admin – Wednesday, October 03, 2012

The Greenery, Inc. was recently awarded an Overall Safety Achievement Award from the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET).

The award, part of PLANET’s annual Safety Recognition Awards Program, honors those companies with thorough, high-performing safety programs that create and maintain safe work environments in the green industry. It is designed to reward green industry companies that consistently demonstrate their commitment to safety.
“Since formalizing our Safety Program in 2007, The Greenery has continued to improve its safety measures year after year,” says Lee Edwards, CEO of The Greenery, Inc.  “This Overall Safety Award demonstrates our commitment to providing a safe work environment for our employees and clients. As an employee-owned company, the safety and well-being of our employees is a huge priority.”

The Greenery, Inc. was evaluated on number of accidents, number of days that employees were away from work, and number of employee injuries and illnesses. In addition, a checklist was used to rate the company’s complete safety program.

The Greenery, Inc. was established in 1973 and serves the communities of Hilton Head Island, Bluffton, Beaufort, Hardeeville, Savannah and Charleston. The scope of services offered by The Greenery includes residential and commercial landscape installation and maintenance, hardscapes and irrigation. The company also operates a retail garden center including an antique gift store on Hilton Head Island. 

PLANET is the association of members who create and maintain the Quality of Life in communities across America. With nearly 3,600 member companies and affiliates, these firms and their employees represent more than 100,000 green industry professionals. Some of these professionals have taken the extra step of becoming certified through PLANET and bear the distinction of being known as Landscape Industry Certified.                                                                                                                                                                     
For information about The Greenery, Inc., visit www.thegreeneryinc.com, contact Lee Edwards at (843) 785-3848 or follow them on Facebook at www.facebook/thegreeneryinc.com.