NCMA/ICPI 2020 Safety Awards Program Winners Announced

NCMA Safety Awards Program

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

[HERNDON, Va. – June 3, 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 2020 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 160 awards were given out to manufacturing locations throughout North America that boast exemplary records. This represents an increase of more than 20% in award winners from the previous year.

To view the list of winners, click here.

“The winners of safety awards are those who consistently promote and implement safe manufacturing practices,” said NCMA President Bob Thomas. “It is encouraging to see members of both ICPI and NCMA demonstrate their commitment to safety. The increase in award winners shows a continued focus on safety and improvement for our industry.”

“This program recognizes the positive safety-conscious work culture of our members,” said ICPI Executive Director Charles McGrath. “Safety Award winners set an example for all manufacturing industries that safety is paramount to a successful business. All winners should be proud of their accomplishments and commitment to their employees.”

Participants were eligible for awards through their OSHA 300A logs or equivalent Canadian injury reports from January 1 to December 31, 2020. 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.

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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. www.ncma.org.

NCMA Contact: Nick Lang, (703) 713-1900, nlang@ncma.org

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. www.icpi.org.

ICPI Contact: Steven Hawkins, (703) 657-6900, shawkins@icpi.org.

Published June 3, 2021
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