John Leonard, left, CEO of MEMIC, presents an award for outstanding safety performance to John Reny, president of Renys. R.H. Reny Inc. was honored with the award during the MEMIC annual meeting of policyholders this month. Only nine other employers, out of more than 20,000 MEMIC policyholders, received an award for workplace safety from workers compensation specialist The MEMIC Group. Established in 1949 by R.H. Reny, Renys is a family-owned and operated department store with more than 550 employees and 17 locations in Maine. Renys has a formal injury management program that includes a strong return-to-work program involving all levels of leadership. Every store receives routine safety audits, all employees are involved with ongoing safety training and each store is represented on the executive safety/wellness committee.

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