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12 plants achieve outstanding safety records

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Last month, at its Spring Meeting in Chicago, the Portland Cement Association (PCA) recognised 12 cement plants with the Chairman’s Safety Performance Awards for outstanding safety records.

PCA honoured the following plants for achieving superior safety records in 2014, categorising them according to the collective number of hours employees worked.

  • Lehigh Hanson Inc., Bellingham, Washington, less than 200 000 employee hours.
  • Lafarge North America Inc., Seattle, Washington, less than 200 000 employee hours.
  • Lafarge North America Inc., Whitehall, Pennsylvania, less than 200 000 employee hours.
  • Buzzi Unicem USA, Inc., Maryneal, Texas, less than 200 000 employee hours.
  • Cemex USA, Demopolis, Alabama, less than 200 000 employee hours.
  • Lafarge North America Inc., Buffalo, Iowa, less than 200 000 employee hours.
  • Suwannee American Cement LCC/VCNA, Branford, Florida, 201 000 – 269 000 employee hours.
  • Cemex USA, Odessa, Texas, 201 000 – 269 000 employee hours.
  • Ash Grove Cement Company, Louisville, Nebraska, 201 000 – 269 000 employee hours.
  • Lafarge North America Inc., Alpena, Michigan, greater than 270 000 employee hours.
  • Lehigh Hanson Inc., Union Bridge, Maryland, greater than 270 000 employee hours.
  • Texas-Lehigh Cement Company, Buda, Texas, greater than 270 000 employee hours.

This year the records of 100 Portland cement plants in the United States and Canada were reviewed to determine which achieved the best safety records. Several of these plants had no accidents in 2014, and all the plants excelled in preventing accidents.


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