Safety Excellence Award

The Safety Excellence Awards, originated in 1987, are presented based on the ability of an individual aggregates operation to maintain a safe workplace, evidenced by its safety performance over a consecutive period of time without an MSHA reportable injury.

2017 Award Winners

Safety Excellence Award Winners

The Safety Excellence Program was created in 1987 to promote safe working conditions and practices and to recognize, on an annual basis, individual operations with exemplary safety records among NSSGA member companies. Safety Excellence Awards recognize individual operations that have gone the longest duration without a reportable injury in their size category. Data on which the award is based is provided by the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA).

Safety Excellence Award Winners

CategoryAwardFacilityCompanyCity, StateYears Incident Free
SmallGoldSouthington Sand and PitTilcon Connecticut Inc., Div. of Oldcastle, Inc., Materials GroupSouthington, CT42
SmallSilver SE Sunniland QuarryVulcan Materials CompanyImmokalee, FL34
SmallBronzeBoxley Materials Sand MinesBoxley Materials/Summit MaterialsBlue Ridge, VA34
MediumGoldPrinceton QuarryRogers Group, Inc.Princeton, KY23
MediumSilverOnslow QuarryMartin MariettaRichlands, NC20
MediumBronzeWhites Creek QuarryRogers Group, Inc.Nashville, TN17
LargeGoldRio Medina QuarryMartin MariettaSan Antonio, TX12
LargeSliverCorona StoneVulcan Materials CompanyCorona, CA9
LargeBronzeStamper MineMartin MariettaKansas City, MO8

Sterling Safety Award Winners

The Sterling Safety Award was created in 1994 to recognize the companies that have the lowest total accident incidence rate for the previous year in their category among NSSGA members. Sterling Awards recognize member companies that achieve the lowest injury incidence rate for the previous calendar year (2013) in their size category. Data on which the award is based is provided by MSHA.

CategoryAwardCompanyCity, State
SmallGoldIddings Quarry, Inc.Mifflinburg, PA
SmallSilverTed Ondrick Materials GroupChicopee, MA
SmallBronzeTresca Bros. Sand & Gravel Inc.Mills, MA
MediumGoldMidwest Minerals, Inc.Pittsburg, KS
MediumSilverILC ResourcesUrbandale, IA
MediumBronzeCarolina Sunrock, LLCRaleigh, NC
LargeGoldSpecialty Granules Inc.Hagerstown, MD
LargeSilverRogers Group, Inc.Nashville, TN
LargeBronzeBluegrass Materials Company, LLCJacksonville, FL


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