SC&RA Bestows Crane and Rigging Safety Awards | Construction News

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The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) announced the winners of annual awards for Crane & Rigging Group Zero Accidents, Safety, and Safety Improvement during its 2016 Annual Conference, April 26-30, at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek, Orlando, Fla. The contests are part of SC&RA’s ongoing efforts to recognize member companies that exemplify a commitment to workplace safety.

Ten 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:

AmQuip Crane Rental, LLC, Philadelphia, Pa.
Anglemyer Crane Rental, Azusa, Calif.
Bollmeier Crane, Madison, Ill.
BOSS Crane & Rigging, Longview, TX
Custom Service Crane, Inc., Fisher, Ill.
Gatwood Crane Service, Inc., Arlington Heights, Ill.
JJ Curran Crane Company, Detroit, Mich.
JK Crane, Kenvil, N.J.
Stevenson Crane Service, Inc., Bolingbrook, Ill.
Waggoner Equipment Rental, LLC, Wood River, Ill.

Twenty-one SC&RA member companies won a Crane & Rigging Safety Award due to their superior safety records of achieving an incident rate of less than or equal to 2.1 plus an Experience Modification Rate (EMR) of 1.0 or less:

AmQuip Crane Rental, LLC, Philadelphia, Pa.
Anglemyer Crane Rental, Azusa, Calif.
Atlas Industrial Contractors LLC, Columbus, OH.
Bollmeier Crane, Madison, Ill.
BOSS Crane & Rigging, Longview, TX
Bragg Companies – Crane Service, Long Beach, Calif. 
Custom Service Crane, Inc., Fisher, Ill.
Deep South Crane & Rigging, LLC, Baton Rouge, LA
Emmert International, Clackamas, Ore.
Gatwood Crane Service, Inc., Arlington Heights, Ill.
International Industrial Contracting Corporation, Sterling Heights, Mich.
J.F. Lomma, Inc., South Kearny, N.J.
JJ Curran Crane Company, Detroit, Mich.
JK Crane, Kenvil, N.J.
M&R Constructors, Inc., Richmond, Va.
Maxim Crane Works, L.P., Monroeville, Pa.
Southern Industrial Constructors, Inc. / Southern Crane, Raleigh, N.C.
Sterett Crane & Rigging, Owensboro, Ky.
Stevenson Crane Service, Inc., Bolingbrook, Ill.
TNT Crane & Rigging, Inc., Houston, Tex.
Waggoner Equipment Rental, LLC, Wood River, Ill.

Four SC&RA member companies earned a Crane & Rigging Safety Improvement Award by  reducing their incidence rate over the previous year’s contest entry:

AmQuip Crane Rental, LLC, Philadelphia, Pa. 
JJ Curran Crane Company, Detroit, Mich.
Maxim Crane Works, L.P., Monroeville, Pa.
Southern Industrial Constructors, Inc. / Southern Crane, Raleigh, N.C.

The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) is an international trade association of more than 1,300 members from 46 nations. Members are involved in specialized transportation, machinery moving and erecting, industrial maintenance, millwrighting and crane and rigging operations, manufacturing and rental.

SC&RA helps members run more efficient and safer businesses by monitoring and affecting pending legislation and regulatory policies at the state and national levels; researching and reporting on safety concerns and best business practices; and providing four yearly forums where these and other relevant member issues can be advanced.