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SC&RA recognises industry excellence

May 13 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) handed out a number of awards at its annual conference that took place in Boca Raton last month.

25 Crane Operator Safety Awards were given to those that demonstrated exemplary work, while accumulating 10,000 consecutive man-hours of work without a single incident or accident.

The list of winners includes:

• AmQuip Crane Rental - Rodney Campbell

• Bridger Crane & Rigging -Dave Cordova

• Chellino Crane, Inc. - Mike Meister, Christopher Miller and James Schultz

• Consolidated Crane Co - Marvin Bosworth, Warren Bovey, Manuel Galvan, Melvin Henley, Melvin Mixon, Michael Seale and Dwayne Zatopek

• Custom Service Crane, Inc. - Luke Simmons

• Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental - Preston Freeman, Chad Kimpfbeck, Brian Schroeder and Brett Szyszkiewicz

• Dutcher-Phipps Crane & Rigging Company - Tyrel Dutcher and Raul Sandoval

• Mountain Crane Service - Greg Hale, Roy Justice, Bowdy Pingree and Doug Steinfeldt

Tri-State Crane & Rigging - Gene Bagby and Eric Wincentsen

 

The SC&RA recognised three drivers in the industry with a Million Miler Award, having racked up seven digits of safe driving. The winners were:

LeFebvre & Sons, Inc - Bradley Oachs

Landstar Transportation Logistics, Inc - Thomas L. Stiles

Riechmann Transport, Inc. - Robert Bohnenstiehl

"Considering the size and nature of the loads traditionally hauled by our members, this is a particularly remarkable achievement," said Steven Todd, SC&RA director of ddvocacy. "We feel it is important they receive recognition because professional heavy haul drivers are a dedicated and motivated group that transport essential cargo that impacts our nation's well being."

35 SC&RA members also won awards in the Crane & Rigging Safety Award category, for superior safety recods:

 

  • AmQuip Crane Rental
  • Anglemyer Crane Rental
  • Barnhart Crane and Rigging
  • Bollmeier Crane
  • Bragg Companies - Crane Service
  • Chellino Crane, Inc.
  • CJ Drilling, Inc.
  • Coast Crane Company
  • Connelly Crane Rental Corp..
  • Consolidated Crane Co.
  • Crane Rental Corporation
  • J.J. Curran Crane Company
  • Deep South Crane And Rigging
  • Essex Crane Rental Corp
  • Fagioli, Inc.
  • Hawaiian Crane & Rigging
  • J.F. Lomma, Inc.
  • Magnum Crane Service
  • Maxim Crane Works
  • Mountain Crane Service
  • Mr. Crane, Inc.
  • NCSG Crane & Heavy Haul Services
  • PSC Crane & Rigging
  • Rossco Crane and Rigging Inc.
  • Sarens / Rigging International
  • Shelby Mechanical, Inc
  • Southern Industrial Constructors/Southern Crane
  • Specialty Crane & Rigging
  • Stevenson Crane Service, Inc.
  • Taylor Crane and Rigging, Inc.
  • TNT Crane & Rigging, Inc.
  • Tri-State Crane & Rigging.
  • Waggoner Equipment Rental
  • Williams Specialized, Inc.
  • George Young Company

 

17 SC&RA member companies received the Crane & Rigging Zero Accidents Award because they did not have a single recordable accident or injury in the past year:

  • Bollmeier Crane
  • Consolidated Crane Co.
  • Crane Rental Corporation
  • J.J. Curran Crane Company
  •  Fagioli, Inc.
  • Hawaiian Crane & Rigging
  • Magnum Crane Service
  • Mr. Crane, Inc.
  • Rossco Crane and Rigging Inc.
  • Shelby Mechanical, Inc.
  • Specialty Crane & Rigging
  • Stevenson Crane Service, Inc.
  • Taylor Crane and Rigging, Inc.
  • Tri-State Crane & Rigging
  • Waggoner Equipment Rental
  • Williams Specialized, Inc.
  • George Young Company

 

Eight SC&RA member companies earned a Crane & Rigging Safety Improvement Award by showing an improved incidence rate compared to the previous year's contest entry:

  • AmQuip Crane Rental
  • Barnhart Crane and Rigging
  • Crane Rental Corporation
  • Essex Crane Rental Corp
  • Maxim Crane Works
  • NCSG Crane & Heavy Haul Services
  • PSC Crane & Rigging
  • TNT Crane & Rigging, Inc.

 

Six SC&RA member companies received a Fleet Safety Award for having the lowest accident frequency rate in different mileage categories:

  • Over 100 Million Miles - Landstar Systems
  • Over 50 Million Miles - Bennett Motor Express
  • 20 Million to 50 Million Miles - Keen Transportation
  • 5 Million to 20 Million Miles - Riechmann Transport, Inc.
  • 1.5 Million to 5 Million Miles - Crane Rental Corporation
  • 100,000 to 1.5 Million Miles - Shelby Mechanical, Inc.

 

13 SC&RA members received a Zero Accident Award for having no recordable accidents during all of 2013:

  • Bragg Companies - Heavy Transport
  • HWP Rigging
  • CJ Drilling, Inc.
  • Crane Rental Corporation
  • Dawes D.S.T.
  • KMX International
  • Omega Morgan
  • Precision Heavy Haul, Inc
  • Riechmann Transport Inc
  • Shelby Mechanical, Inc.
  • Trans American Trucking Services
  • White Brothers Trucking Company
  • Williams Specialized Inc

10 further SC&RA member companies also earned a Fleet Safety Improvement Award by showing a reduction in their accident frequency rate for miles traveled, compared to their previous year accident frequency rate:

  • Bragg Companies
  • Crane Rental Corporation
  • Keen Transportation
  • Landstar Inway Inc.
  • LeFebvre & Sons, Inc.
  • Omega Morgan
  • Precision Heavy Haul, Inc.
  • Riechmann Transport Inc.
  • Trans American Trucking Services, Inc
  • White Brothers Trucking Company

James Lomma, president of J.F. Lomma, Inc. was named the 12th recipient of SC&RA's Golden Achievement Award. This award, last presented in 2011, goes to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the specialised transportation or crane and rigging industry over a consistent and significant period of time.

HLPFI would like to congratulate all of this year's award winners!

 

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