Greenville, NC — Yale Materials Handling Corporation and Hyster Company were selected by the North Carolina Department of Labor as Million-Hour Safety Award and Gold Safety Award winners. This is the seventh consecutive year that Yale and Hyster have won both awards. Million-Hour Safety Awards are given to companies that accumulate one million employee hours with no case of injury or illness involving days away from work. Gold Safety Awards include cases of days away from work, restricted activity or job transfer. Last year, Yale reached three million hours without a lost time accident in its Greenville, NC, facility, a company record.