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GBRIA Presents 2010 Contractor Safety Excellence Awards

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The Greater Baton Rouge Industry Alliance, Inc. (GBRIA) recently announced the winners of its 2010 Contractor Safety Excellence Awards. The awards were presented at a banquet held on Oct. 14 at the Hilton Hotel in Baton Rouge.

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Approximately 450 guests attended the event, which featured guest speaker Jim Hawthorne, “the voice of the Tigers” on ESPN 104.5 radio. The award program was established in 1996 under the leadership of Hal G. Ginn, plant manger of DSM Copolymer at the time, in an effort to recognize excellent safety performance by contractors working in industrial facilities.

The following companies were announced as GBRIA’s 2010 award recipients:

In the category of Manufacturing and Industrial Building Construction and Maintenance General Contractors, in the small company size classification, Global Industrial Contractors earned a First Place award and Partco Inc. earned an Honorable Mention award.

In the medium company size classification, Shaw Maintenance earned a 1st Place award and Excel Contractors Inc., James Construction Group and Performance Contractors earned Recognition Awards.

In the large company size classification, both Turner Industries Group and Jacobs Field Services earned Recognition Awards.

In the category of Heavy Construction Contractors Pine Construction Inc. earned an Honorable Mention Award. In the category of Construction and Maintenance Specialty Trade Contractors, in the small company size classification, Cooling Tower Technologies Inc. earned a First Place award, Tyco Valves and Controls earned a Second Place award, TopCor Belco earned an Honorable Mention award and Pelichem Industrial Cleaning Services and Star Services earned Recognition Awards.

In the medium company size classification, Turner Specialty Services earned a First Place Award, Vector Electric & Controls earned a Second Place Award, AbClean Inc. earned an Honorable Mention Award and Industrial Coatings Inc., Westgate, LLC, Petrin Corp. and Turner Specialty Welding Services all earned Recognition Awards.

In the large company size classification, Brand Energy & Infrastructure earned a First Place Award, Industrial Specialty Contractors earned a Second Place Award, Brock Services earned an Honorable Mention Award and Triad Electric and Controls earned a Recognition Award.

In the category of Technical Support Contractors, in the small company size classification, John L. Lowery & Associates earned a First Place Award, Pro Inspect Inc. earned a Second Place Award, Capitol Ultrasonics earned an Honorable Mention Award and Marsulex Petroleum Coke Services, Webb-Murray & Associates and Austin Fire Equipment earned Recognition Awards.

In the medium company size classification, SGS Petroleum Services Corp. earned a First Place Award, Total Safety US earned a Second Place Award, First Vehicle Services earned an Honorable Mention Award and Acuren Inspection earned a Recognition Award. In the large company size category, Veolia ES Industrial Services earned a First Place Award.

The top award, the 2010 Hal G. Ginn Safety Excellence Award, was earned by Cooling Tower Technologies Inc. for the best overall performance.

 

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