NEVADA, MO.--- The company "Alliance Water Resources" in Nevada takes home a statewide "Safe" award. The Safety Award for Excellence is given to divisions of the Alliance company who provide a safe workplace for their employees. City workers tell us before "Alliance" became the water resource for Nevada citizens, there was a lack of respect for safety at the water plant. Since 2011, the company has taken extra steps to guarantee their employees are protected from dangerous chemicals.
"There's a lot of potential there for harm to an employee and you can get by without being safe, but eventually, it's going to come and get you. And we don't want that to happen, so we try to prevent it," said Shawn Middendorf, Nevada Alliance Water Resources Manager.
This is the second year the company has won this award. They compete against bigger Alliance divisions from areas like Saint Charles County, which is near Saint Louis.
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