KEMI announces Destiny Award winners for 2023

Kentucky Employers’ Mutual Insurance (KEMI) recognizes 25 Kentucky organizations for their commitment to workplace safety and will present each one with the 2023 KEMI Destiny Award.

The Destiny Awards are presented annually by KEMI to policyholders that best exemplify KEMI’s motto, “Control your own destiny.” The awards symbolize what can be accomplished when organizations work together to improve workplace safety. Policyholders that earn the KEMI Destiny Award effectively demonstrate to KEMI their ability to manage a formal safety program, provide on-site training and regular safety meetings for employees, and display an ongoing commitment to safety from all levels throughout their organizations.

The following policyholders were selected as winners after meeting a stringent set of criteria set forth by KEMI:

  • Adair County Board of Education
  • Allison Abrasives
  • Big Rivers Electric Corporation
  • Brandenburg Telephone Company
  • C & S Construction Co. of Clinton
  • Cardinal Industrial Insulation Company
  • Central Seal Company
  • Corbin Independent Schools
  • Eastern Kentucky University
  • Edmonson County Board of Education
  • Graf Brothers Flooring
  • Hinkle Holding Company
  • Houston Johnson
  • Industrial Field Maintenance
  • Keeneland Association
  • Lewis County Board of Education
  • Mercer County School District
  • Metcalfe County Board of Education
  • Northern Kentucky Water District
  • Owen County Board of Education
  • Owensboro Municipal Utilities
  • Russell County Hospital
  • The Third and Oak Corporation
  • Warren County Board of Education
  • Wolfe County Board of Education

“Kentuckians are hardworking people who keep the economy running, and the best way to ensure workers remain on the job is with a focus on safety,” stated KEMI President & CEO Jon Stewart. “We consider it a privilege to work closely with Kentucky employers who are committed to developing and maintaining a culture of workplace safety to protect employees and their families. The opportunity to recognize this distinguished group of 2023 Destiny Award winners is truly an honor.”

KEMI offers the public free safety resources through, a website anyone can access. A library of safety articles, best practices, and helpful links is available.

Media Contact:
Ryan Worthen
KEMI Communications

Posted October 19, 2023