NCMA/ICPI 2019 Safety Awards Program Winners Announced

132 plants were honored for their commitment to keeping safe manufacturing environments.

[HERNDON, Va. – May 14, 2020] The National Concrete Masonry Association (NCMA) and the Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (ICPI), two of the premiere trade associations within the concrete products industry, are pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 NCMA/ICPI Safety Awards.

The prestigious honor is bestowed annually upon plants that demonstrate a commitment to the well-being of their employees and their work environment. An impressive 132 awards were given out to manufacturing locations throughout North America that boast exemplary records.

To view the list of winners, click here.

“We are proud of these award winners, members of both ICPI and NCMA, who consistently exemplify safe manufacturing processes,” said NCMA President Bob Thomas. “Practicing safe manufacturing processes are more than fundamental, they’re paramount. It’s encouraging to see this program effectively highlighting such commitment.”

“The NCMA/ICPI program recognizes the positive safety-conscious work culture of our members,” said ICPI Executive Director Charles McGrath. “We are very pleased with the example that the Safety Award winners set. We are not only honoring members with good safety records, we are also honoring responsible business practices.”

Participants were eligible for awards through their OSHA 300A logs or equivalent Canadian injury reports from January 1 to December 31, 2019. Milestone Awards are given to facilities with more than five consecutive years of Safety Award Program entries with zero OSHA/Canadian injury report injuries. Platinum (highest level of single year achievement), Gold and Silver awards are given based on two formulas, one for Incident Rate (IR) and Days Away for Restrictions and Transfer Rate (DART).

For more on the awards, click here.

For a PDF of this announcement, click here.


About NCMA: The National Concrete Masonry Association unites, supports, and represents our members who are producers and suppliers of concrete masonry systems – including concrete masonry, manufactured stone veneer, segmental retaining walls, and other hardscape systems. From small family-owned businesses to large corporations, our membership reflects the full spectrum of companies that provide the foundation for resilient building construction.

About ICPI: The Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (ICPI), founded in 1993, is the trade association representing the segmental concrete pavement industry in the United States and Canada. ICPI is considered by peer associations around the world as the leader in development and dissemination of technical information for design professionals and contractors.  ICPI engages in a broad range of technical, marketing, educational, government relations and communications activities.

Published May 13, 2020
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