April 17, 2013, WINOOSKI VT, USA — The Vermont Safety & Health Council, and the Vermont Small Business Development Center recently presented BioTek with the 2013 "Governor's Award for Outstanding Workplace Safety" in the Large Business category at a ceremony in South Burlington, VT.
The award, given by Governor Peter Shumlin at the 9th Annual Vermont Workplace Safety Conference, is the highest honor given by the State to recognize an employer's commitment to excellence in workplace safety and health. BioTek's workplace safety efforts include continuous education through trainings and newsletters, formal documentation and prevention/improvement procedures, and company-wide workplace safety participation.
"Our employees are our most valuable resource, so keeping them safe is a top priority," noted Bob Dunn, BioTek's Manufacturing Supervisor. "Ongoing education and awareness at every level helps to keep BioTekkers safe every day."
BioTek Instruments, Inc., headquartered in Winooski, VT, USA, is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture, and sale of microplate instrumentation and software. These technologies are used to aid life science research, facilitate drug discovery, provide rapid and cost-effective analysis, and enable sensitive, accurate quantification of molecules across diverse applications. BioTek espouses a "Think Possible" approach that sets the tone for fresh ideas, unsurpassed customer service and original innovations. As such, they are often honored for local accomplishments and technological innovations, including Best Places to Work in Vermont, North American New Product Innovation Award for Workflow Solutions in Life Sciences and Drug Discovery Product of the Year – Scientists' Choice Award.