Armacell Wins a 2014 NIA Safety Award
Armacell Achieves Gold Level Theodore H. Brodie Distinguished Safety Award in the Associates (Manufacturers) Category
San Antonio, Texas-March 26, 2015-The National Insulation Association (NIA) announced the 2014 Theodore H. Brodie Distinguished Safety Award winners at NIA's 60th Annual Convention in San Antonio, Texas, on March 26, 2015. The Theodore H. Brodie Distinguished Safety Award is NIA's highest industry ho
nor and the only national award for outstanding safety performance in the mechanical insulation industry. NIA created the award program in 2004 to recognize top companies that have established structured safety programs to ensure the well-being of their employees and create safe working environments.
NIA's Executive Vice President/CEO Michele Jones noted, "NIA believes that safety is a cornerstone of our industry. We are honored to recognize our member companies that take steps to make safety a top priority. We would like to congratulate all of this year's winners."
Throughout the judging process, applicant companies remain anonymous and winners are evaluated on the basis of their overall safety program, means of communication, and safety policy. The judging panel of expert safety professionals includes Health and Safety Committee leadership and NIA's General Counsel and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Expert Gary Auman of Dunlevey, Mahan & Furry. All applicant companies receive an individualized and detailed Safety Training Analysis Results (STAR) Report.
Recognizing that safety concerns differ among the sectors of the mechanical insulation industry, the awards program includes 3 award categories: Associates (Manufacturers), Contractors, and Distributors/Fabricators. The award program honors 4 levels of excellence: Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Platinum.
Armacell's two insulation manufacturing facilities in Mebane, NC and Atlanta, GA (Dallas) achieved Gold level recognition.
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