SC&RA Presents 2018 Crane & Rigging Safety Awards

- The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) recognized individuals and companies with Crane & Rigging Safety Awards during the Association’s 2018 Annual Conference, April 17-21, at the Boca Raton Resort and Club in Boca Raton, FL. The contests are part of SC&RA’s ongoing efforts to recognize member companies that exemplify a commitment to workplace safety.

Crane & Rigging Zero Accidents Awards were given to 12 member companies that did not record a single accident or injury in the past year:
  • Anglemyer Crane Rental – Azusa, CA
  • Custom Service Crane, Inc. – Fisher, IL
  • Dobson Industrial, Inc. – Bay City, MI
  • Dutcher-Phipps Crane & Rigging Company – Monahans, TX
  • Edwards Moving & Rigging, Inc. – Shelbyville, KY
  • Fagioli, INC. – Manvel, TX
  • Gatwood Crane Service, Inc. – Arlington Heights, IL
  • Imperial Crane Services, Inc. – Bridgeview, IL
  • JK Crane - Kenvil, NJ
  • Peninsula Crane & Rigging/Art Alger, Inc. – San Jose, CA
  • Stevenson Crane Service, Inc. – Bolingbrook, IL
  • Wilkerson Crane Rental, Inc. – Kansas City, KS
Twenty-one SC&RA member companies won a Crane & Rigging Safety Award due to their superior safety records of achieving an incident rate of less than or equal to 2.1 plus an Experience Modification Rate (EMR) of 1.0 or less. Together, these companies totaled 16,176,171 man hours with an average Experience Modification Rate of 0.76 and an average Incident Rate of 0.72:
  • Anglemyer Crane Rental – Azusa, CA
  • BOSS Crane & Rigging – Longview, TX
  • Bragg Companies – Long Beach, CA
  • Burkhalter – Columbus, MI
  • Custom Service Crane, Inc. – Fisher, IL
  • Deep South Crane and Rigging, LLC – Baton Rouge, LA
  • Dobson Industrial, Inc. – Bay City, MI
  • Dutcher-Phipps Crane & Rigging Company – Monahans, TX
  • Edwards Moving & Rigging, Inc. – Shelbyville, KY
  • Fagioli SPA – Manvel, TX
  • Gatwood Crane Service, Inc. – Arlington Heights, IL
  • Imperial Crane Services, Inc. – Bridgeview, IL
  • J.F. Lomma, Inc. – South Kearny, NJ
  • JK Crane - Kenvil, NJ
  • Marr Crane & Rigging – Boston, MA
  • Maxim Crane Works, LP – Wilder, KY
  • Peninsula Crane & Rigging/Art Alger, Inc. – San Jose, CA
  • Stevenson Crane Service, Inc. – Bolingbrook, IL
  • Superior Rigging & Erecting Company, Inc. – Atlanta, GA
  • W.O. Grubb Crane Rental, Inc. – Richmond, VA
  • Wilkerson Crane Rental, Inc. – Kansas City, KS
Four SC&RA member companies earned a Crane & Rigging Safety Improvement Award by reducing their incidence rate over the previous year’s contest entry:
  • BOSS Crane & Rigging – Longview, TX
  • Deep South Crane and Rigging, LLC – Baton Rouge, LA
  • Fagioli, INC. – Manvel, TX
  • Superior Rigging & Erecting Company, Inc. – Atlanta, GA

Thirty individuals were presented with a Crane Operator Safety Award. This award is presented to certified crane operators who exhibit exemplary work achievements while accumulating 10,000 consecutive man-hours and recording zero accidents and incidents. Together, these 30 individuals accumulated 751,957 incident free man hours over the course of their careers. Winners represent nine separate companies:

  • Barnhart – Memphis, TN - John Randolph
  • Bragg Companies – Long Beach, CA - Paul Livingstone
  • Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental – Milwaukee, WI - Matthew Adamski, Darren Alsum, Randall Barnes, Preston Freeman, Charles Gorn, Peter Haley, Scott LaMay, Jeremy Raasch, Daniel
  • Richwalski, Curtis Smith, Brett Szyszkiewicz, Mark Zeman, Bradley Freckmann
  • Deep South Crane and Rigging, LLC – Baton Rouge, LA - James Anderson, Robert Jones, Kurt Reeves, Bruce White
  • Dun-Rite Specialized Carriers – Bronx, NY - Lynard Smith
  • Dutcher-Phipps Crane & Rigging Company – Monahans, TX -Kenneth Antrim, Vidal Apodaca, Jesus Briones, Mauricio Hernandez
  • JJ Curran Crane Company – Detroit, MI - Ted Fortier
  • JK Crane - Kenvil, NJ - Gregory Grazioso
  • NessCampbell Crane + Rigging – Portland, OR - Dillon Arway, Brad Barlow, Steve Bunch, Monte Williams
For more information about the Crane & Rigging Safety Awards, contact SC&RA Senior Vice President Beth A. O’Quinn.

The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) is an international trade association of more than 1,360 members from 46 nations. Members are involved in specialized transportation, machinery moving and erecting, industrial maintenance, millwrighting and crane and rigging operations, 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; researching and reporting on safety concerns and best business practices; and providing four yearly forums where these and other relevant member issues can be advanced.

For further information, contact:
Lisa Grepps, Director, Marketing & Communications
(703) 698-0291
lgrepps@scranet.org

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