Granite has been honored with six awards including the prestigious Louis Griesemer Sterling Safety large company award by The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA). The recognition was conferred during the NSSGA Legislative & Policy Forum, held in Washington, D.C. on Sept. 25.
The Louis Griesemer Sterling Safety Award is a testament to the steadfast commitment of NSSGA member companies to prioritize the safety and well-being of their employees. These awards acknowledge those member companies with the lowest total accident incidence rate for the previous year within their respective size categories.
Granite emerged as the Louis Griesemer Sterling Safety winner in the large company category, underscoring the company’s relentless dedication to maintaining the highest safety standards across all its operations. This recognition reflects Granite’s commitment to fostering a culture of safety and instilling best practices that ensure the well-being of its workforce.
“Safety is a Core Value at Granite. Receiving this award is a testament to our unwavering dedication to protecting the teams working in our aggregate operations,” said Senior Vice President of Construction Materials Brad Estes. “Our people are our greatest asset; Granite’s commitment to safety reflects how much we value our employees.”
“Safety shapes the culture and everyday practices of each of our members,” said NSSGA President and CEO Michael Johnson. “Our members stay vigilant about training and ensure safety practices occur on every level. The 2023 Safety winners must be congratulated for continuing to keep safety as a core value.”