New Industries Passes 1,000,000 Man-hours Without a Lost Time Accident
New Industries, Inc., has achieved the major safety milestone of 1 million man-hours without a lost-time accident. “This is a tremendous accomplishment for our company, and I am proud of our employees’ dedication to working safely,” stated Bill New, New Industries’ President. “This achievement is especially significant as we have nearly doubled our headcount during the last three and one half years. It is a tribute to our safety committee, front-line supervision, and indeed every member of our team that we have been able to sustain our safety culture while incorporating so many new employees.”
“This is a huge safety accomplishment but not our first recognition for safety,” HS&E Manager, Cody Rink added. “New Industries, Inc. has been honored with the Safety Award of Achievement by the Steel Tank Institute/Steel Plate Fabricators Association in three of the last four years.” This award is given to companies that achieve a 10% or more reduction in the rate of the OSHA Total Recordable Incidents compared to their average rate for the previous three years.
Founded in 1986, New Industries, Inc. is a Morgan City, Louisiana based specialty steel fabricator serving the offshore oil and gas and marine industries. The company specializes in large diameter ASME pressure vessels; subsea production hardware such as suction piles, jumpers, PLETs, PLEMs, and manifolds; and DNV type-approved portable buildings including blast resistant design and pressurization for hazardous locations. For more information on New Industries, Inc., please visit the company website www.newindustries.com or call 985-385-6789.
The Steel Tank Institute/Steel Plate Fabricators Association is a trade association whose member companies fabricate steel tanks, steel water pipe, and steel pressure vessels for use in the water, petroleum, food, and chemical processing industries. The organization will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2016.
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