SC&RA Presents 2019 Crane & Rigging Safety Awards

- The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) recognized a number of individuals and companies with Crane & Rigging Safety Awards during the Association’s 2019 Annual Conference, April 23-27, at the Omni La Costa Resort in Carlsbad, CA.

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, Il.
  • CJ Drilling, Inc. – Dundee, Il.
  • Dobson Industrial, Inc. – Bay City, Mi.
  • Imperial Crane Services, Inc. – Bridgeview, Il.
  • J.F. Lomma, Inc. – South Kearny, N.J.
  • R. Gingerich Crane, Inc. – Morton, Il.
  • Sautter Crane Rental, Inc. – Philadelphia, Pa.
  • Waggoner Equipment Rental LLC – Wood River, Il.
  • Wilkerson Crane Rental, Inc. – Kansas City, Ks.
Click here for a photo of the winners.

Twenty 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 2.1 plus an Experience Modification Rate (EMR) of 1.0 or less:
  • A&A Machinery Moving Inc. – Morrisville, Pa.
  • Barcelona Equipment, Inc. – Clearwater, Fl.
  • Bigge Crane and Rigging Co. – San Leandro, Ca.
  • Bollmeier Crane – Madison, Il.
  • BOSS Crane & Rigging – Longview, Tx.
  • 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, Mi.
  • Imperial Crane Services, Inc. – Bridgeview, Il.
  • 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, Il.
  • Sautter Crane Rental, Inc. – Philadelphia, Pa.
  • Southern Industrial Constructors, Inc. / Southern Crane – Raleigh, N.C.
  • TNT Crane & Rigging, Inc. – Houston, Tx.
  • W.O. Grubb Crane Rental, Inc. – Richmond, Va.
  • Waggoner Equipment Rental LLC – Wood River, Il.
  • Wilkerson Crane Rental, Inc. – Kansas City, Ks.
Click here for a photo of the winners.

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, Il.
  • 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.
Click here for a photo of the winners.

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, Tn. – Michael Boden
  • JJ Curran Crane Company – Detroit, Mich. – Bill Depyper and Garrett Setser
  • Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental – Milwaukee, Wi. – 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, Tx – Gerardo Bustamantes
  • NessCampbell Crane + Rigging Company – Portland, Or. – 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, Tx. – Colvin Gaines and Donald Honea
  • Waggoner Equipment Rental, LLC – Wood River, Il. – Kyle Sardigal
For more information about the Crane & Rigging Safety Awards, contact Beth A. O’Quinn, SC&RA Senior Vice President at boquinn@scranet.org.

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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