KENNESAW, Georgia, June 18, 2018 — BrandSafway along with 28 of its supervisors and leaders were honored for their outstanding safety records at the Dow Chemical Company Texas Operations 2017 Awards and Recognition Ceremony for Contractor Safety Performance in Lake Jackson, Texas in March 2018.
BrandSafway won the Best in Class Award for working more than 2.1 million labor-hours from 2014 to 2017 with a zero recordable incident rate and received the 2017 Safety Excellence Award for working 466,255 labor-hours following site processes with a zero recordable incident rate. In addition to these two company-wide safety awards, 28 supervisors and safety technicians also received individual awards for their excellent work in keeping BrandSafway employees safe.
“I was extremely pleased by the sheer number of individual awards our team received from Dow, on top of the Best in Class and Safety Excellence awards,” said Steve Wilson, U.S. regional vice president for BrandSafway. “It really underlines how safety is everyone’s responsibility. From our supervisors to our safety technicians, everyone is going above and beyond to ensure the safety of all of our employees.”
BrandSafway supervisors who received Dow Chemical Texas Operations Individual Safety Awards include: Rolando Cardenas, Juan Contreras, Roderick Jackson, Chad Jones, Edgar Lozano, Juan Lozano, Hilario Martinez, James Matthews, Alfonso Morales, Amadeo Morales, Amador Muraira, Astolfo Ortegon, Ricardo Pantoja, Daniel Peralez, Otis Petteway, Willie Rivas, Felipe Rodriguez, Wendell Vandergrifft, Jaime Villanueva, Ray White, Ervin Woodard, Quentin Woodard and Leon Yeager.
BrandSafway’s safety technicians Juan Acevedo Jr, Tony Arroyo, Jesse Castaneda, Antonio Ortiz and Daniel Williams were also recognized for their commitment to safety.
“We were truly honored to be named Best in Class for safety by the Dow Chemical Company Texas Operations,” said Paul Amedee, BrandSafway vice president of global environmental health and safety. “The award is a testament to how our world-class processes, tools and training have created a culture of workplace safety thanks to the employees who live and breathe it every day.”
With a commitment to safety as its foremost value, BrandSafway provides the broadest range of services, products and solutions, with the greatest depth of expertise, to the industrial, commercial and infrastructure end markets. A portfolio company of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, BrandSafway offers access and industrial services to more than 32,000 customers through a workforce of approximately 35,000 employees, which supports our network of 350 strategic locations across 30 countries. With its global footprint, rigorous operating processes and extensive service offerings — scaffolding and other work access solutions, insulation, coatings, specialty services, and forming and shoring — BrandSafway supports customers’ maintenance and refurbishment needs as well as new construction and expansion plans. Today’s BrandSafway — large enough to leverage economies of scale to increase safety and productivity, while also nimble and responsive — delivers unmatched service with local labor and management.