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Vol. 10, No. 2
E. I. Du Pont De Nennours & Company, Inc., Brevard, N. C.
OPEN HOUSE PLANNED . .
SHAPIRO TO ATTEND
The Brevard Plant is planning
a 20th Anniversary Open House the
week of October 3, 1977. Irving S.
Shapiro, Chairman of the Board, will
be present on October 4th to address
employees. Employees, their families,
and guests may see the plant from
5 to 9 PM on three weekday even
ings while the general public will be
invited on Saturday, October 8th.
Planning is underway by a Steering
Committee headed by Ralph Breed
love and Roger Minnick. Further
details will be covered in future
issues of Fotofax.
IRVING S. SHAPIRO
HOLIDAY SCHEDULE . . .
Remaining holidays for 1977 are:
4th of July
Date Of Observance*
Monday, July 4
Monday, Sept. 5
Thursday, Nov. 24
Friday, Nov. 25
Friday, Dec. 23
*For day employees scheduled Mon.
through Fri. All others observe holiday
on calendar day.
IN THIS ISSUE
Plant Outlook 2
Somebody Who Cares 4
Safe "T" Bingo 5
Hand Injuries 7
Dera Doings 8
EMPLOYEES EXPRESS OPINIONS
ON PLANT HAZARDS SURVEY
Results of a plantwide hazards survey,
completed by nearly 500 employees, offer
some valuable opinions on what can be
done to make Brevard Plant jobs safer.
According to most popular opinions,
here is . . .
WHAT TO LOOK OUT FOR . . .
The 3 most hazardous activities are:
1. Handling materials
2. Working around moving equipment
3. Taking job shortcuts
WHAT TO DO TO WORK SAFELY . . .
The 3 best ways to avoid hazards are:
1. Follow established safety rules for
2. Improve personal attitudes about job
3. Get more and better job safety training
Thanks to these and a list of additional
survey opinions, the Safety Office and
Operating Areas are developing programs
for Plantwide application to reduce all
hazards and help make employees more
aware of them in their jobs.
NEW MASTHEAD DESIGN
Are you a budding artist with a good
sense of imagination? Fotofax is looking
for your suggestions on a new masthead for
the front page. The green and black boxes
are out of date. If you have something
original or eyecatching to suggest, please
submit it to M. R. Everingham, ERD,
through the plant mail by July 8th.