The volunteer leaders of the American Supply Association’s Safety Committee are pleased to announce that the 2015 ASA Member Safety Recognition Awards will be presented to three wholesaler-distributors and two manufacturers at Network2015 on Oct. 27, 2015 at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile.
To be considered for the award, a company must apply by submitting their OSHA 300A form with the previous calendar year’s data. The OSHA 300A: Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses is a log that businesses are required to maintain that summarizes employee injuries against the total number of man-hours logged by employees. The winning companies have the lowest Total Case Incident Rate (TCIR) in the category.=
“This year, we saw another increase in participation in the awards program, showing once again a heighten sense of awareness that safety in the workplace is critical,” said ASA Safety Committee Chairman Michael Place of the Dakota Supply Group. “
Recognizing companies that excel in their employees’ safety is a great motivator to maintaining a safe work environment”, added Place.
The ASA Member Safety Recognition Awards were created in 2012 and recognize distributors and manufacturers based on their company’s total man-hours. This year includes two first-time award winners and three previous winners. Since the awards inception, participation by ASA member companies has doubled.