September 30, 2019 Theresa Vo

BRENTWOOD, Tenn.Sept. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — The EHS Daily Advisor Safety Standout Awards have a simple yet important mission: To recognize companies and safety professionals who excel in making their workplaces safe.

These awards are sponsored by SafeStart, a global safety company focused on human error prevention training to reduce injuries 24/7, and was presented to the winners at BLR’s Safety Culture Conference in Denver, ColoradoSeptember 18-20, 2019.

Best Overall Safety Culture Award: Trihydro Corporation

Trihydro has adopted the motto “Our Safety Is My Responsibility” among its workforce, highlighting the company’s effort to collectively work together to help every employee get home safely every night and return healthy to work every day.

Best Safety Committee: Elzinga & Volkers, Inc.

The organization’s safety committee is made up of volunteers who have a passion for safety and a desire to inspire others to share that passion. The committee’s success in promoting safe behaviors is reflected in Elzinga & Volkers recently-achieved milestone of 12 years without a lost time incident.

Exceptional Progress Award: Creative Millwork of Ohio

Through careful tracking of metrics, taking appropriate actions, and effective communication of both areas for improvement and successes to celebrate, Creative Millwork has truly demonstrated exceptional progress in improving their safety program.

Moving Beyond Compliance Award: Chugach Industries Incorporated (CII)

Through their commitment to a better understanding of motivational factors and their impact on decision making, Chugach has built a safety culture that moves far beyond the minimum requirements of safety compliance.


A New Look for Safety Standout Awards for 2020

The next round of Safety Standout Awards will begin accepting applications in a few months, with winners being honored at the EHS Daily Advisor’s expanded 2020 Safety Summit event taking place in April in Indianapolis, IN. Awards have been grouped into five categories for the new year:

  • Best Overall Safety Program and Culture
  • BLR’s Lifetime Achievement in Safety Award
  • Young Safety Professional Excellence Award
  • Innovations in Safety Training Award
  • Best Safety Committee

Look for new applications and more details later this year at

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SOURCE EHS Daily Advisor