For Immediate Release:
WINNEBAGO INDUSTRIES RECEIVES SAFETY AWARD
FOREST CITY, IA, May 4, 2010 – Winnebago Industries, Inc. (NYSE: WGO) received a safety award from the Iowa-Illinois Safety Council during their 57 th Annual Professional Development Conference and Expo held in Dubuque, Iowa, April 23-24. The award was presented for outstanding achievement in accident prevention both as a corporation and for the Forest City campus during the 2009 calendar year.
Winnebago Industries was one of only 170 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 honored to receive this award from the Iowa-Illinois Safety Council,” said Winnebago Industries Chairman, CEO and President Bob Olson. “For the third 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, Winnebago Industries.
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.
Members of Winnebago Industries Corporate Safety Committee proudly display the safety award the Company recently won from the Iowa-Illinois Safety Council. Committee members are (from left, front row): Terry Rodberg, Colleen Bagley, and Committee Chairperson/VP Manufacturing Daryl Krieger. Second row: Sherry Flugum, Al Heimdal and Merle Clement. Back row: Pete Visser and John Breuklander. Members of the committee missing from the photo include: Winnebago Industries, Chairman, CEO and President Bob Olson, Senior VP Strategic Planning Randy Potts, Barry Bendickson, Tammy Price, and Lynda Van Syoc.
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