For the fourth consecutive year, Leonard Automatics has won the Gold Safety award from the North Carolina Department of Labor. At Leonard, the people are the most important part of the company’s success. Therefore, Leonard takes their safety very seriously. The company feels that workplace injuries not only affect the employee, but also affect their families, and in turn, affect their attendance and performance. The goal at Leonard Automatics is to foster an injury-free workplace by making safety a part of their operational plan and including employees in that plan through committees, walk-throughs and meetings. Safety matters at Leonard Automatics. “At Leonard we have a culture in which safety is our top priority. Our business operates more efficiently with an effective safety program and I think it also shows our commitment to our employees’ overall health and well-being,” says Scott Abernathy, Leonard’s General Manager.