SC&RA Presents 2020 Crane & Rigging Safety Awards

- The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association announces its 2020 Crane & Rigging Safety Awards, recognizing a number of individuals and companies for exemplary safety operations.

Fourteen SC&RA member companies received a Crane & Rigging Zero Accidents Award for having no recordable accidents. They are:

  • A Crane Rental, LLC – Dravosburg, Pa.
  • Bay Crane Service, Inc. – Long Island City, N.Y.
  • Bollmeier Crane – Marissa, Ill.
  • Connelly Crane Rental Corp. – Redford, Mich.
  • Dobson Industrial, Inc. – Bay City, Mich.
  • Edwards Moving & Rigging, Inc. – Shelbyville, Ky.
  • Emmert International – Clackamas, Ore.
  • Gatwood Crane Service, Inc. – Arlington Heights, Ill.
  • JJ Curran Crane Company – Detroit, Mich.
  • JK Crane – Kenvil, N.J.
  • NexGen Crane & Rigging – Hamilton, Miss.
  • Sautter Crane Rental, Inc. – Philadelphia, Pa.
  • Stevenson Crane, Rigging & Heavy Haul, Inc. – Bolingbrook, Ill.
  • Waggoner Equipment Rental LLC – Wood River, Ill.

Twenty-eight SC&RA member companies received Crane & Rigging Safety Awards due to their superior safety records, achieving an incident rate of 1.6 or less, Workers’ Compensation Modification Rate of 1.0 or less, zero (0) fatalities during the current program year and Incident Expenses Frequency Rate of 1.0 or less.

  • A Crane Rental, LLC – Dravosburg, Pa.
  • Anglemyer Crane Service – Azusa, Calif.
  • Barnhart – Memphis, Tenn.
  • Bay Crane Service, Inc. – Long Island City, N.Y.
  • Bollmeier Crane – Marissa, Ill.
  • Bragg Companies – Long Beach, Calif.
  • Central Rent-A-Crane, Inc. – Hammond, Ind.
  • Connelly Crane Rental Corp. – Redford, Mich.
  • Deep South Crane and Rigging, LLC – Baton Rouge, La.
  • Dobson Industrial, Inc. – Bay City, Mich.
  • Edwards Moving & Rigging, Inc. – Shelbyville, Ky.
  • Emmert International – Clackamas, Ore.
  • ENTREC – Acheson, Alberta, Canada
  • Gatwood Crane Service, Inc. – Arlington Heights, Ill.
  • Imperial Crane Services, Inc. – Bridgeview, Ill.
  • JJ Curran Crane Company – Detroit, Mich.
  • JK Crane – Kevil, N.J.
  • Maxim Crane Works, L.P. – Wilder, Ky.
  • NexGen Crane & Rigging – Hamilton, Miss.
  • Phoenix Crane Rental – Mableton, Ga.
  • Sautter Crane Rental, Inc. – Philadelphia, Pa.
  • Southern Industrial Constructors, Inc./Southern Crane – Raleigh, N.C.
  • Stevenson Crane, Rigging & Heavy Haul, Inc. – Bolingbrook, Ill.
  • Taylor Crane & Rigging, Inc. – Coffeyville, Kan.
  • TNT Crane & Rigging, Inc. – Houston, Texas
  • W.O. Grubb Crane Rental, Inc. – Richmond, Va.
  • Waggoner Equipment Rental LLC – Wood River, Ill.
  • Wilkerson Crane Rental, Inc. – Lexana, Kan.

One SC&RA member company earned a Crane & Rigging Safety Improvement Award by reducing their incident rate compared to the previous year’s contest entry:

  • Southern Industrial Constructors, Inc./Southern Crane – Raleigh, N.C.

And finally, 76 individuals received Crane Operator Safety Awards. This award is presented to certified crane operators who exhibit exemplary work achievements by accumulating 10,000 consecutive man-hours and, within that time, recording zero incidents or accidents. Winners represent nine separate member companies:

  • Barnhart – Memphis, Tenn.: Patrick Radke
  • Blue Hat Crane, LLC – Kansas City, Kan.: Ernest Endsley II, Jack Hoyt, Nick Potter, Earl Ray, Jeffery Stegner
  • Central Rent-A-Crane, Inc. – Hammond, Ind.: Jerry Brown, John Cakora, Patrick Cale, Johnathan Felty, Ramey Michael, Branden Nimtz, Richard Oostman, Jr., Jeffrey Rudolph, Paul Singleton, Nathan Smart, Gret Snider, Lawrence Sturgill, Ronald Termini
  • Connelly Crane Rental Corp. – Redford, Mich.: Roy Armstead, Damian DuRussel, Randy Hayes, Jeff Horn, Bryan Hupcik, Jason King, Chad Meyer, Jeff Schnarr, Scott Shephard, Greg Tome, Tony Weir
  • Deep South Crane And Rigging, LLC – Baton Rouge, La.: John Blankenship, Matthew Broucher, James Dupuy, Jesse Hayes, Trey Nobles, Heath Perimon, Melvin Plunkett, Robert Stephens, Alfred Stewart, Zachary White
  • ENTREC – Acheson, Alberta, Canada: Matthew Miller, Richard Patrick, Brian Pollock
  • JJ Curran Crane Company – Detroit, Mich.: Norm Bush, Jake Lopez
  • Mountain Crane Service – Salt Lake City, Utah: Brent Adams, Riley Allen, Tony Christensen, Jacob Evans, Jens Helquist, Kasey McGee, Matthew Mitchem, Jared Neeley, Ryan Neff, Trent Poulsen, Drew Robinson, Chase Sorochuk, Doug Steinfeldt, Ronald White, Clay Woolsey, Beau Worthen
  • TNT Crane & Rigging, Inc. – Houston, Texas: Darryl Breland, David Bush, Juan Delarosa, Colvin Gaines, Timothy Labishak, Danny Martinez, Gregory Portier, James Prather, Jonathan Rodrigue, Donovan Short, Jeremy St. Pierre, Clint Strother, James Thibodaux, Paul Watkins
  • Wilkerson Crane Rental, Inc. – Lexana, Kan.: Kenny Burk

For more information about the Crane & Rigging Safety Awards, contact Beth O’Quinn, SC&RA Senior Vice President at boquinn@scranet.org.

About SC&RA
The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) is an international trade association of more than 1,400 members from 46 nations. Members are involved in crane and rigging operations, specialized transportation, machinery moving and erecting, industrial maintenance, millwrighting, 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 and researching and reporting on safety concerns and best business practices.
For further information, contact:
Lisa Grepps, Director, Marketing & Communications
(703) 698-0291
lgrepps@scranet.org

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