ROCKFORD, Ill., April 30, 2015 – Tri Tool, Inc. was recently chosen to receive a 2015 Safety Award of Merit from the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International (FMA). Open to all FMA and Tube & Pipe International (TPA) company members, the FMA/CNA Annual Safety Awards recognize metal fabrication companies that adhere to excellence in safety.
Sponsored by CNA, the endorsed business insurance carrier for FMA, the Awards are designed to promote safety in the industry; and winners are selected by the FMA Safety Council. The Safety Award of Merit is presented to companies posting an injury and illness incidence rate for calendar year 2014 that is better than the published Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) rate by 10 percent or greater, based on their North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code.
“On behalf of the FMA, I congratulate Tri Tool on winning a Safety Award of Merit,” said Edward Youdell, president and CEO of FMA. “This year’s winning companies provide world-class safety environments that deliver each of their employees the highest commitment to safely returning home at the end of each work day. FMA, along with CNA, are proud to recognize these manufacturers for their outstanding achievements in the area of safety.”
To be eligible to receive recognition, companies were required to submit OSHA Form 300A, Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses, for the period Jan. 1, 2014, through Dec. 31, 2014. Firms of all sizes were eligible. Winners were selected based on North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code categories and BLS injury and illness incidence rates.
The awards were presented at a recognition dinner at the Annual FMA Safety Conference, held April 22, 2015.
Based in Rockford, Ill., FMA is a professional organization with nearly 2,300 members working together to improve the metal fabricating and forming industry. Founded in 1970, FMA brings metal fabricators and fabricating equipment manufacturers together through technology councils, educational programs, networking events, and the FABTECH® trade show. FMA also has two technology affiliates, the Tube & Pipe Association, International (TPA), which focuses on the unique needs of companies engaged in tube and pipe producing and fabricating; and the Sustainable Manufacturer Network, a professional organization of individual members dedicated to working toward environmentally-friendly manufacturing.
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