City receives safety grant

From Local Sources

HUNTINGBURG — Huntingburg was awarded a $20,000 Indiana Public Employers’ Plan Safety Grant Thursday.

The grant money will be used to purchase safety equipment and provide training programs for city employees to help eliminate workplace injuries.

“Safety in the workplace is important for many reasons, and in order for our employees to work safely, they need the right tools,” City Safety Director Travis Gentry said. “This grant allows us to continue providing educational opportunities and proper safety equipment for our employees.”

Indiana Public Employers’ Plan is a nonprofit corporation that provides public entity workers’ compensation. It is a self-funded program that meets the obligations of the Indiana Workers’ Compensation Act, the Indiana Workers’ Occupational Diseases Act and the Indiana Employers’ Liability Act. IPEP was created in 1989.

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