Tube City IMS Receives 58 Safety Awards From National Slag Association

Tube City IMS Corp., a provider of products and services to steel mills and foundries globally, announced that several of the company's sites received a total of 58 safety awards from the National Slag Association for 2009.

In addition, three Tube City IMS employees each received NSA Best Practices Awards and one employee was the winner of the NSA safety slogan contest.

The NSA Safety awards recognize superior performance as measured against Occupational Safety and Health Administration recordable injury rates. The awards were presented to the Company during the NSA's fall meeting held in Florida September 22-24, 2010.

Since joining the NSA in 2005, Tube City IMS has earned more than 175 safety awards.

"Tube City IMS is honored to receive these prestigious awards," said Raymond Kalouche, chief operating officer for Tube City IMS. "The company has no greater priority than the safety and security of its employees, customers, facilities, and the communities in which we operate. Our goal remains to have zero incidents, and we continue to work diligently to that end. These awards are well deserved recognition of the safety first culture throughout our company. I am extremely proud of all our colleagues and congratulate them for being recognized for their dedication and commitment to safety."

The company's operation in Claymont, Del., received three awards: "2009 Most Improved Job Sites for Safety;" and two awards for "Lowest Incident Rate" for employees.

The operation in Gary, Ind., also received three safety awards: one for "Job Sites with at Least 200,000 Hours since the Last Recordable Accident;" and two for "Lowest Incident Rate" for employees.

Operations in Middletown, Ohio; Belle Vernon, Pa; Beaumont, Texas; Puebla, Mexico; and Port of Spain, Trinidad, each received two safety awards: one for "Job Sites with at Least 200,000 Hours since the Last Recordable Accident;" and another for "Lowest Incident Rate" for employees.

Company sites in Canada receiving safety awards for "Lowest Incident Rate" for employees were: Selkirk, Manitoba; L'Original, Ontario; Hamilton, Ontario; Nanticoke, Ontario; and Regina, Saskatchewan.

Company operations in the U.S. receiving safety awards for "Lowest Incident Rate" for employees were:

Birmingham, Ala.; Fairfield, Ala.; Ft. Smith, Ariz.; Mesa, Ariz.; Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.; Bartonville, Ill.; Granite City, Ill.; Kankakee, Ill.; Burns Harbor, Ind.; East Chicago, Ind.; Portage, Ind.; Rush, Ky.; Ecorse, Mich.,; Jackson, Mich.; Monroe, Mich.; St. Paul, Minn.; Jackson, Miss.; Norfolk, Neb.; Sayreville, N.J.; Auburn, N.Y.; Mansfield, Ohio; Mingo Junction, Ohio; Youngstown, Ohio; Sand Springs, Okla.; Belle Vernon, Pa.; Bridgeville, Pa.; Park Hill, Pa.; Reading, Pa.; Cayce, S.C.; Knoxville, Tenn.; Beaumont, Texas; Freeport, Texas; Lone Star, Texas;  Seguin, Texas; Plymouth, Utah; Saukville, Wis.

In addition, Tube City IMS employees Hank Hurt, Mechanic at the Claymont, Del., operation; Bob Rouire, superintendent at the Axis, Ala., site; and Kevin Shire, superintendent at the Tuscaloosa, Ala., operation, each won an NSA Best Practices Award in Innovation.

Finally, Matthew Lindemulder, operations supervisor at the Portage, Ind., operation was one of two winners for the NSA's 2011 safety slogan. His slogan, "Safety Rules Are Your Best Tools!" will be printed on 2,600 stickers that will be distributed to NSA member companies.

Download Center

HTML - No Current Item Deck
  • Free Safety Management Software Demo

    IndustrySafe Safety Management Software helps organizations to improve safety by providing a comprehensive toolset of software modules to help businesses identify trouble spots; reduce claims, lost days, OSHA fines; and more.

  • The Top 5 Safety and Technology Trends to Watch in 2019

    Get the latest on trends you can expect to hear more about in 2019, including continued growth of mobile safety applications, wearable technology, and smart PPE; autonomous vehicles; pending OSHA recordkeeping rulemaking; and increased adoption of international safety standard, ISO 45001.

  • Get the Ultimate Guide to OSHA Recordkeeping

    OSHA’s Form 300A posting deadline is February 1! Are you prepared? To help answer your key recordkeeping questions, IndustrySafe put together this guide with critical compliance information.

  • Safety Training 101

    When it comes to safety training, no matter the industry, there are always questions regarding requirements and certifications. We’ve put together a guide on key safety training topics, requirements for certifications, and answers to common training questions.

  • Conduct EHS Inspections and Audits

    Record and manage your organization’s inspection data with IndustrySafe’s Inspections module. IndustrySafe’s pre-built forms and checklists may be used as is, or can be customized to better suit the needs of your organization.

  • Industry Safe

OH&S Digital Edition

  • OHS Magazine Digital Edition - January 2019

    January 2019


      Production vs. Safety 
      Meeting the Requirements for Emergency Equipment
      The State of Contractor Safety
      The Three Keys to Effective Chemical Management
    View This Issue