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Winnebago Industries Receives Safety Award
WINNEBAGO INDUSTRIES RECEIVES SAFETY AWARD
FOREST CITY, IA, May 5, 2009 – Winnebago Industries, Inc. (NYSE: WGO) received a safety award from the Iowa-Illinois Safety Council during their 56th Professional Development Conference and Expo held in Coralville, Iowa, April 22-24.
The award was presented for outstanding achievement in accident prevention during the 2008 calendar year. Winnebago Industries was one of 159 businesses, industries and government agencies in Iowa and Illinois to receive an award for promoting active safety programs and reducing Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recordable injuries among their employees.
“Winnebago Industries is pleased to receive this award from the Iowa-Illinois Safety Council,” said Winnebago Industries Chairman, CEO and President Bob Olson. “For the second consecutive year, our company and safety department has been recognized for ensuring a safe work environment for our employees, as well as providing the training necessary for continued employee safety. Employee safety continues to be foremost in our minds as we manufacture the highest quality and most recognized motor homes in the industry.”
About Winnebago Industries, Inc.
Winnebago Industries, Inc. is the nation’s top-selling manufacturer of motor homes which are selfcontained recreation vehicles used primarily in leisure travel and outdoor recreation activities. The Company builds quality motor homes under the Winnebago, Itasca and ERA brand names with state-of-the-art computer-aided design and manufacturing systems on automotive-styled assembly lines. The Company's common stock is listed on the New York and Chicago Stock Exchanges and traded under the symbol WGO. Options for the Company's common stock are traded on the Chicago Board Options Exchange. For access to Winnebago Industries' investor relations material or to add your name to an automatic email list for Company news releases, Visit, http://www.winnebagoind.com/investor.html.
About the Iowa-Illinois Safety Council
The Iowa-Illinois Safety Council is a chapter of the National Safety Council and is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to protecting life and promoting health. The mission of the Council is to educate society to adopt safety, health and environmental practices and to provide high quality, value added training and services.
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