GreenWood, Inc. Earns the McGriff Workplace Safety Excellence Award for Outstanding Safety Performance

Greenville, SC USA – WEBWIRE

GreenWood, Inc., an integrated maintenance, construction, and workforce solutions provider, was recently presented with the McGriff Workplace Safety Excellence Award for achieving excellence in safety performance throughout the company.  This prestigious award is issued by McGriff Insurance Services only to companies who achieve outstanding overall safety performance based on workers’ compensation policy loss ratio, workers’ compensation experience modification (EMR), and BLS/DART/OSHA recordable incident rate.  GreenWood has now earned this award for a 12th consecutive year and is the only company to achieve this level of recognition.        

“McGriff Insurance Services proudly recognizes GreenWood, Inc. for their outstanding safety results in 2021,” says Warren Blanchard, McGriff Insurance Services.  “We commend their ongoing focus on zero incidents through their comprehensive safety program centered on providing a safe and healthy environment for their employees.” 

Mike Simmons, Corporate Director of Safety for GreenWood adds, “We personalize our approach to safety because we care about the well-being of project teams, staff, vendors and employees. Safety emphasis is in our DNA and is more important than anything else we do. Our commitment to zero incidents will never change as we maintain an ‘always aware’ mindset at all times. This recognition from McGriff Insurance Services underscores why safety is the top priority at GreenWood, Inc.”

About GreenWood, Inc.

GreenWood provides integrated maintenance, operations and construction solutions designed to extend the life of critical assets, influence operational efficiencies, and deliver bottom line improvements for plants and facilities throughout the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic.  We operate under a “Customer-Centered” philosophy where safety performance is always first and our flexibility to respond to customer needs is an ongoing priority as it has been for over 30 years.  GreenWood, Inc. is certified as a women-owned business by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).  For more information, visit

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The Greenwood Chamber of Commerce, Inc. Will Host a Gala to Assist Women-Led Businesses Affected by the Pandemic

 The Greenwood Chamber of Commerce, Inc. founded in 1926 as the oldest economic based chamber for blacks in the country has scheduled a gala for women leaders in business and society. The event is part of the Greenwood Chamber’s President/CEO Freeman Culver’s plan to raise funds to assist women-led businesses affected by the pandemic.

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The GCC gala will be hosted by Emmy award winning producer Corey Taylor and award winning journalist Chera Kimiko-Zoellner. There will be appearances and performances by R&B legend Johnny Gill along with Bishop Carlton Pearson, his daughter and Finalist from “The Four” Majeste Pearson, Tulsa Opera, and R&B Group Full Flava Kings.

The Greenwood Chamber of Commerce, Inc.

Dr. Freeman Culver



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