SC&RA PRESENTS 2022 CRANE & RIGGING SAFETY AWARDS

- CENTREVILLE, VA. – The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) announces its 2022 Crane & Rigging Safety Award recipients.
This year, 16 SC&RA member companies received a Crane & Rigging Zero Accidents Award for having no recordable accidents:

  • Anglemyer Crane Service – Azusa, Calif.
  • ARS Contracting, Inc. – Plainfield, Ill.
  • Atlas Crane Service, Inc. – Batavia, Ill.
  • Bay Crane Service, Long Island City, N.Y.
  • Bollmeier Crane – Madison, Ill.
  • BOSS Crane & Rigging – Longview, Texas
  • Dobson Industrial, Inc. – Bay City, Mich.
  • Goins Crane Service Inc – Abilene, Texas
  • Hawaiian Crane & Rigging Ltd. – Kapolei, Hawaii
  • Hill Crane Service, Inc. – Long Beach, Calif.
  • Imperial Crane Services, Inc. – Bridgeview, Ill.
  • McNally-Nimergood Co. – Saginaw, Mich.
  • NCSG Crane & Heavy Haul – Acheson, Alberta, Canada
  • Phoenix Crane Rental – Mableton, Ga.
  • Precision Crane Service – Windsor, Calif.
  • Stevenson Crane Service, Inc. – Bolingbrook, Ill.

Twenty-four SC&RA member companies received Crane & Rigging Safety Awards due to their superior safety records, achieving an incident rate of less than or equal to 1.4, Incident Expenses Frequency Rate of 1.0 or less plus an Experience Modification Rate (EMR) of 1.0 or less:

  • A Crane Rental, LLC – Dravosburg, Pa.
  • Anglemyer Crane Service – Azusa, Calif.
  • ARS Contracting, Inc. – Plainfield, Ill.
  • Atlas Crane Service, Inc. – Batavia, Ill.
  • Barnhart – Memphis, Tenn.
  • Bay Crane Service, Long Island City, N.Y.
  • Bollmeier Crane – Madison, Ill.
  • BOSS Crane & Rigging – Longview, Texas
  • Buckner HeavyLift Cranes – Graham, N.C.
  • Central Rent-A-Crane, Inc. – Hammond, Ind.
  • Deep South Crane and Rigging, LLC – Baton Rouge, La.
  • Dobson Industrial, Inc. – Bay City, Mich.
  • Goins Crane Service Inc – Abilene, Texas
  • Hawaiian Crane & Rigging Ltd. – Kapolei, Hawaii
  • Hill Crane Service, Inc. – Long Beach, Calif.
  • Imperial Crane Services, Inc. – Bridgeview, Ill.
  • International Industrial Contracting Corporation – Sterling Heights, Mich.
  • Maxim Crane Works, L.P. – Wilder, Ky.
  • McNally-Nimergood Co. – Saginaw, Mich.
  • NCSG Crane & Heavy Haul – Acheson, Alberta, Canada
  • Phoenix Crane Rental – Mableton, Ga.
  • Precision Crane Service – Windsor, Calif.
  • PSC Crane & Rigging – Piqua, Ohio
  • Stevenson Crane Service, Inc. – Bolingbrook, Ill.
Five SC&RA member companies earned a Crane & Rigging Safety Improvement Award by reducing their incident rate compared to the previous year’s contest entry:

  • Bay Crane Service – Long Island City, N.Y
  • BOSS Crane & Rigging – Longview, Texas
  • Deep South Crane and Rigging, LLC – Baton Rouge, La.
  • Imperial Crane Services, Inc. – Bridgeview, Ill.
  • Phoenix Crane Rental – Mableton, Ga.
Additionally, 69 individuals, representing 15 member companies, 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:

  • Barnhart – Memphis, Tenn.: Pete Heintz
  • Blue Hat Crane & Equipment Rentals – Kanas City, Kan.: Scott Bailey, David Hughes, Cody Lee, Chris Meeks, Manny Velasquez
  • BOSS Crane & Rigging – Longview, Texas: James Haggerty
  • Central Rent-A-Crane, Inc. – Hammond, Ind.: Chris Campbell, Jonathon Covault, James Crafton, Lynn Johnson, Jerry Jorsch, Brian Lawhon, Daniel Moyer, Chris Myers, David Spangler, Mike West
  • Davis Crane Companies - Irving, Texas: Joe Kolanek, Christopher Peterson
  • Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental, Inc. – Milwaukee, Wis.: Jerry Knutson, Jesse Sommers, Ryan Werner
  • Deep South Crane and Rigging, LLC – Baton Rouge, La.: Gary Ayo, Jr., Sabrina Crow, Jerry Fowler, Jimmie Gann, Jr., Harrison Hogsten, Colby Howell, Johnny Johnson, Joe Johnston, Jr., Robert McCloud, Justin Sanders
  • Dutcher-Phipps Crane & Rigging Company – Monahans, Texas: Ernesto Barrera, Rigoberto Olivas
  • Hill Crane Service, Inc. – Long Beach, Calif.: John Oliver
  • Irving Equipment Limited – St. John, New Brunswick, Canada: Wade Bruce, Reno Comeau, Bertin Martin, Corey Montreuil, Michel Ouellette, Geoff Ryan, Shawn Thibodeau, Dave Whittaker, Peter Wilson
  • JJ Curran Crane Company – Detroit, Mich.: Collin Campbell, Pat Farr, Jim Warrington, Trever Weber
  • PSC Crane & Rigging – Piqua, Ohio: David Fisher
  • RMS Cranes LLC – Denver, Ohio: Tanner Fox, Jake Mikas
  • TNT Crane & Rigging, Inc. – Houston, Texas: Phillip Barraco, David Bush, Jason Cazenave, Jason Chadwick, Oscar Culbreth, Eddie Garza, Greg Hernandez, Brandon Lozano, Calvin McCauley, Jason Oncale, Adam Pelicano, Anthony Sanders, Jeremy St. Pierre, Fernando Valdez-Bermudez, Paul Watkins
  • Southway Crane & Rigging, LLC – Lexington, S.C.: Nick Chapman, Will Lewis, Ben Lyda

Lastly, the Rigger Safety Award was given to riggers who exhibit exemplary work achievements. Winners this year total 13 individuals and represent five member companies:

  • Barnhart – Memphis, Tenn.: Joseph Cloud, John Kafka
  • BOSS Crane & Rigging – Longview, Texas: Cody LeBaron
  • Deep South Crane and Rigging, LLC – Baton Rouge, La.: Mark Alaniz, Ronny Boman, Jr., Phillip Hebert, Mark Meche, Chad Tishler, Jr.
  • PSC Crane & Rigging – Piqua, Ohio: Jarrod Begoon, Elvis Caudill, Edwin Hudgel
  • TNT Crane & Rigging, Inc. – Houston, Texas: Nasser Farahnakian, Matthew Goudeau
For more information on the SC&RA Awards Program, visit www.scranet.org/awards.
About SC&RA
The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association 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, concrete pumping, 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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