Beacon Promotions (PPAI 113702) has been recognized by the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) for its safety efforts throughout 2018. The New Ulm, Minnesota-based supplier completed a number of self-inspection and verification processes that helped improve safety conditions in their workplaces, including attending safety webinars, creating safety committees, conducting bi-monthly safety checks and more. The safety program consists of a variety of components to achieve a safer workplace. It is based on a points system where participants must complete certain action items to earn points. Beacon placed third out of 60 participating companies.

SGIA is a trade association that supports over 14,000 professionals in the digital and screen-printing community. Membership is optional for companies in the industrial, graphic, garment, textile, electronics, packaging and commercial printing business.

Beacon’s safety team meets monthly, holds safety training sessions for all employees several times a year, does annual fire and tornado drills, addresses safety issues in a timely manner and so much more. Team members include Safety Manager Dawn Schapekahm and committee members Ashley Arndt, Martha Hoppe, Jeremy Bolduan, Cole Miller, Schleen Bolander, Kyle Rolloff, Adam Boyum and Amy Brunner.