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Safety award to DPW's [sic] workers
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Valley Times Photo Collection
Hyde, Alan
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph article dated August 17, 1962 reads, "Two hundred Los Angeles Dept. of Water and Power employes [sic] engaged in hazardous construction and maintenance work in the Valley have been honored with a million man-hour safety award. Presentation was made Thursday at the East Valley district headquarters in North Hollywood. Dist. Superintendent H. 'Jack' Wirz, Van Nuys, accepted the plaque from DWP safety engineer Jackson B. Stevens. His employes [sic] have worked from December 1959 to June of this year - a total of one million man-hours - without a disabling injury. Other department officials attending included Nathan O. Freedman, Northridge, vice president of the Water and Power Commission; Sam Nelson, department general manager; and Max K. Socha, chief engineer of water works." Photograph caption reads, "East Valley Water-Power employes [sic] receive safety award - Jackson Stevens, right, gives plaque to Dist. Supt. H. Wirz."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Los Angeles (Calif.).--Department of Water and Power
Los Angeles (Calif.).--Department of Water and Power--Officials and employees
Safety education, Industrial--California--Los Angeles
Industrial safety--Awards--California--Los Angeles
Industrial safety--California--Los Angeles
Safety engineers--California--Los Angeles
Award winners--California--Los Angeles
Awards--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs
Portrait photographs
Group portraits

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