Companies & Individuals Recognized with Crane & Rigging Safety Awards

- SC&RA recognized several member companies and individuals with Crane & Rigging Safety Awards during the Association’s 2019 Annual Conference.

Companies receiving safety awards achieved an incident rate of less than or equal to 1.7, an Experience Modification Rate (EMR) of 1.0 or less, and a property damage frequency rate of 1.0 or less.

Ten SC&RA member companies received a Crane & Rigging Zero Accidents Award for having no recordable accidents:
A&A Machinery Moving Inc. – Morrisville, Pa.
Bollmeier Crane – Madison, Ill.
CJ Drilling, Inc. – Dundee, Ill.
Dobson Industrial, Inc. – Bay City, Mich.
Imperial Crane Services, Inc. – Bridgeview, Ill.
J.F. Lomma, Inc. – South Kearny, N.J.
R. Gingerich Crane, Inc. – Morton, Ill.
Sautter Crane Rental, Inc. – Philadelphia, Pa.
Waggoner Equipment Rental LLC – Wood River, Ill.
Wilkerson Crane Rental, Inc. – Kansas City, Kan.

Twenty SC&RA member companies received Crane & Rigging Safety Awards due to their superior safety records:
A&A Machinery Moving Inc. – Morrisville, Pa.
Barcelona Equipment, Inc. – Clearwater, Fla.
Bigge Crane and Rigging Co. – San Leandro, Calif.
Bollmeier Crane – Madison, Ill.
BOSS Crane & Rigging – Longview, Texas
Buckner HeavyLift Cranes – Graham, N.C.
CJ Drilling, Inc. – Dundee, Ill.
Deep South Crane and Rigging, LLC – Baton Rouge, La.
Dobson Industrial, Inc. – Bay City, Mich.
Imperial Crane Services, Inc. – Bridgeview, Ill.
J.F. Lomma, Inc. – South Kearny, N.J.
Maxim Crane Works, L.P. – Wilder, Ky.
Phoenix Crane Rental – Mableton, Ga.
R. Gingerich Crane, Inc. – Morton, Ill.
Sautter Crane Rental, Inc. – Philadelphia, Pa.
Southern Industrial Constructors, Inc. / Southern Crane – Raleigh, N.C.
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. – Kansas City, Kan.

Five SC&RA member companies earned a Crane & Rigging Improvement Award by reducing their incident rate compared to the previous year’s contest entry:
Bollmeier Crane – Madison, Ill.
Deep South Crane and Rigging, LLC – Baton Rouge, La.
J.F. Lomma, Inc. – South Kearny, N.J.
Maxim Crane Works, L.P. – Wilder, Ky.
Southern Industrial Constructors, Inc./Southern Crane – Raleigh, N.C.

Finally, 24 individuals were presented with Crane Operator Safety Awards. This award is presented to certified crane operators who exhibit exemplary work achievements by accumulating 10,000 consecutive man-hours while also achieving zero recordable incidents or accidents during this time. Winners represent 10 separate member companies:
Barnhart – Memphis, Tenn. – Michael Boden
JJ Curran Crane Company – Detroit, Mich. – Bill Depyper and Garrett Setser
Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental – Milwaukee, Wis. – Anthony Barrios and Eric Fekete
Deep South Crane and Rigging, LLC – Baton Rouge, La. – Jacob Aydell, Brent Kelly, and Josh Monk
Dun-Rite Specialized Carriers – Bronx, N.Y. – Lynard Smith
Dutcher-Phipps Crane & Rigging Company – Monahans, Texas – Gerardo Bustamantes
NessCampbell Crane + Rigging Company – Portland, Ore. – Jon Scheldrup and Tyler Ulsh
Southway Crane & Rigging, LLC – Lexington, S.C. – Todd Arbaugh, John Choplin, Bud Jennings, Pete Mendricks, Tom Mitchum, David Parker, Richard Potts, Justin Tabor, and Brad Temple
TNT Crane & Rigging – Houston, Texas – Colvin Gaines and Donald Honea
Waggoner Equipment Rental, LLC – Wood River, Ill. – Kyle Sardigal

For more information about the Crane & Rigging Safety Awards, contact Beth O’Quinn.

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