NSSGA Safety Excellence Awards Announced to Leaders in the Aggregates Industry

Nov. 14, 2019
pdunne@nssga.org, 703-526-1062

ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) today announced the recipients of the Awards of Safety Excellence.  The NSSGA Safety Excellence Awards recognize operations that maintain a safe workplace, evidenced by its safety performance over a consecutive period without an MSHA-reportable injury. 

“There is nothing more important for aggregates operations than ensuring that each worker goes home safely at the end of each day,” said NSSGA President & CEO Michael W. Johnson.  “NSSGA’s Safety Excellence Awards recognize the significant efforts our member companies take to ensure the safety of our most precious resource – our employees. Congratulations to these leaders in workplace safety.”

NSSGA’s Safety Excellence Awards will be presented to Gold and Silver operations during the Legislative & Policy Forum, Nov. 18-20.  

Gold Awards

Small Operations

Sunniland Quarry
Vulcan Materials Company
Immokalee, FL

Medium Operations

Onslow Quarry
Martin Marietta
Richlands, NC

Large Operations

Corona Stone
Vulcan Materials Company
Corona, CA

Silver Awards

Small Operations

Pocatello-Bannock Aggregates
Idaho Materials and Construction, A CRH Company
Pocatello, ID

Medium Operations

Quinton Township Pit
Eastern Concrete Materials, A U.S. Concrete Company
Quinton Township, NJ

Large Operations

Madras Quarry
Vulcan Materials Company
Newnan, GA

Bronze Awards

Small Operations

City Transfer
Idaho Materials and Construction, A CRH Company
Emmett, ID

Medium Operations

Iowa Grading 2
Martin Marietta
Des Moines, IA

Large Operations

Charlotte Quarry
Martin Marietta
Charlotte, NC

Sterling Safety Award Winners 

Additionally, NSSGA recognizes companies that have the lowest total accident incidence rate for the previous year in their category among NSSGA members with the Sterling Safety Award. Created in 1994, the awards are presented to companies that achieve the lowest injury incidence rate for the previous calendar year (2018) in their size category. Data on which the award is based is provided by MSHA. 

Small Operations

Pompa Bros.
Saratoga Springs, NY

Medium Operations

Chaney Enterprises
Gambrills, MD

Large Operations

Martin Stone Quarries, Inc.
Bechtelsville, PA

 

For a full list of award winners, visit www.nssga.org/awards.  

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NSSGA is the leading advocate for the aggregates industry. Its members – stone, sand and gravel producers and the equipment manufacturers and service providers who support them – produce the essential raw materials found in homes, buildings, roads, bridges and public works projects, NSSGA represents more than 90 percent of the crushed stone and 70 percent of the sand and gravel produced annually in the United States. Learn more at www.nssga.org.

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