Winnebago Industries Inc. received a safety award from the Iowa-Illinois Safety Council during their 56th Professional Development Conference and Expo in Coralville, Iowa, April 22-24. The award was presented for outstanding achievement in accident prevention during the 2008 calendar year.

Winnebago Industries was one of 159 businesses, industries and government agencies in Iowa and Illinois to receive an award for promoting active safety programs and reducing Occupational  Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recordable injuries among their employees.

“Winnebago Industries is pleased to receive this award from the Iowa-Illinois Safety Council,” said Bob Olson, Winnebago Industries chairman, CEO and president. “For the second consecutive year, our company and safety department have been recognized for ensuring a safe work environment for our employees, as well as providing the training necessary for continued employee safety. Employee safety continues to be foremost in our minds as we manufacture the highest quality and most recognized motor homes in the industry.”

The Iowa-Illinois Safety Council is a chapter of the National Safety Council and is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to protecting life and promoting health.