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NSSGA Announces Awards of Safety Excellence Winners


The National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) 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 and 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 Award Winners 

Small Operations
Sunniland Quarry
Vulcan Materials Co.
Immokalee, Fla.

Medium Operations
Onslow Quarry
Martin Marietta
Richlands, N.C.

Large Operations
Corona Stone
Vulcan Materials Co.
Corona, Calif.

Silver Award Winners

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

Medium Operations
Quinton Township Pit
Eastern Concrete Materials, A U.S. Concrete Company
Quinton Township, N.J.

Large Operations
Madras Quarry
Vulcan Materials Co.
Newnan, Ga.

Bronze Award Winners

Small Operations
City Transfer
Idaho Materials and Construction, A CRH Company
Emmett, Idaho

Medium Operations
Iowa Grading 2
Martin Marietta Materials
Des Moines, Iowa

Large Operations
Charlotte Quarry
Martin Marietta
Charlotte, N.C.

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. 

Sterling Safety Award Winners

Small Operations
Pompa Bros.
Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

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.