OH Americas Safest Companies

In Chicago on Oct. 15, 2007, Occupational Hazards celebrated the 2007 America's Safest Companies: BWXT Pantex, CH2M Hill, E.J. Ajax & Sons, Kroger Manufacturing, Louisiana-Pacific Corp., M.B. Herzog Electric Inc., Parker Drilling Co., Rea Magnet Wire, Southern Ohio Medical Center and W.W. Grainger Inc.

These companies demonstrated support from management and employee involvement; innovative solutions to safety challenges; injury and illness rates lower than the average for their industries; comprehensive training programs; evidence that prevention of incidents is the cornerstone of the safety process; good communication about the value of safety; and a way to substantiate the benefits of the safety process.

Saluting America's Safety Companies
Gregory Welch from BWXT Pantex receives the award from Penton Media Vice President John DiPaola (left) and OH Publisher Stephen Minter. This group from CH2M Hill includes Fran Ito, VP of Safety, Health and Quality (far right).
Kroger Manufacturing brought a large group from their headquarters in Cincinnati to help celebrate. Louisiana-Pacific Corp. sent some of its 5,600 employees, including Corporate Health and Safety Director Keith Harned (far right), to celebrate.
Gold Sponsor MCR Safety helped celebrate America's Safest Companies. Rea Magnet Wire's Ken Vandenberghe (second from right) invited the other ASC companies to participate in a safety conference!
Tom Graudreau and Mandi Coleman from Silver Sponsor PureSafety offered their congratulations to the winners. Casey Davis, director, Global QA/HSE, accepted the award for Parker Drilling Co.

Congratulations to the
2007 America's Safest Companies!

~ from the staff at Occupational Hazards

Tresssa Chambers-Milton (center), director, Environmental, Health and Safety Programs, accepted the award for W.W. Grainger Inc.
2007 List of Winners

BWXT Pantex
CH2M Hill
E. J. Ajax and Sons
Kroger Manufacturing
Louisiana-Pacific Corp.
MB Herzog Electric Inc.
Parker Drilling Co.
Rea Magnet Wire
Southern Ohio Medical Center
WW Grainger

To read about the 2006 winners, click here.

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America's Safest Companies: Passionate about Safety
Occupational Hazards, the magazine of safety, health and loss prevention, is proud to announce that 10 companies have been named to the 2007 list of America's Safest Companies.

America's Safest Companies, founded in 2002 by Occupational Hazards, a Penton Media Inc. publication, is a corporate award honoring the safest companies in the United States. This year's honorees are BWXT Pantex, CH2M Hill, E. J. Ajax and Sons, Kroger Manufacturing, Louisiana-Pacific Corp., MB Herzog Electric Inc., Parker Drilling Co., Rea Magnet Wire, Southern Ohio Medical Center and WW Grainger. The awards ceremony will take place tonight at Chicago's Il Mulino restaurant.

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