SC&RA Presents 2019 Transportation Safety Awards

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

Eight SC&RA member companies received a Transportation Zero Accidents Award for having no recordable accidents:
  • BOSS Crane & Rigging – Longview, Tx.
  • Bragg Companies - Heavy Transport – Long Beach, Ca.
  • Doug Davidson Trucking, LLC – Salem, Oh.
  • Emmert International – Clackamas, Or.
  • Global Specialized Services, LLC – Casper, Wy.
  • KMX International – Hamburg, Pa.
  • Precision Heavy Haul, Inc. – Tolleson, Az.
  • Trans-United Inc. – Burns Harbor, In.
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Six SC&RA member companies received a Transportation Fleet Mileage Category Award for having the lowest accident frequency rate in different mileage categories:
  • 100,000 miles to 500,000 miles – KMX International – Hamburg, Pa.
  • 500,000 miles to 1.5 million miles – Bragg Companies - Heavy Transport – Long Beach, Ca.
  • 1.5 million miles to 5 million miles – Trans-United Inc. – Burns Harbor, In.
  • 5 million miles to 20 million miles – Midwest Specialized Transportation, Inc. – Rochester, Mn.
  • 20 million miles to 50 million miles – Maxim Crane Works, L.P. – Wilder, Ky.
  • Over 100 million miles – Landstar Transportation Logistics, Inc. – Jacksonville, Fl.
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Three SC&RA member companies earned a Fleet Safety Improvement Award by showing a reduction in their accident frequency rate for miles traveled, compared to their previous year accident frequency rate:
  • Miller Transfer – Rootstown, Ohio
  • Midwest Specialized Transportation, Inc. – Rochester, Mn.
  • Trans-United Inc. – Burns Harbor, In.
Six SC&RA member companies received a Fleet Safety Award for obtaining an accident frequency rate of less than 0.45 during all of 2018:
  • Berard Transportation, Inc. – New Iberia, La.
  • BOSS Crane & Rigging – Longview, Tx.
  • Doug Davidson Trucking, LLC – Salem, Oh.
  • Emmert International – Clackamas, Or.
  • Global Specialized Services, LLC – Casper, Wy.
  • Precision Heavy Haul, Inc. – Tolleson, Az.
Click here for a photo of the winners.

This year, one professional driver from an SC&RA member company was recognized with the Million Miler Safety Award. The Million Miler recognizes drivers who have accumulated a minimum of one million consecutive miles of safe driving within the industry:
  • Landstar Transportation Logistics, Inc. – Frederick Foster
Finally, the following Driver Safety Award recipients are being recognized for accumulating five years of accident-free driving:
  • Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental – Milwaukee, Wi. – Vern Boucher and Lloyd Grimesey
  • Duncan Machinery Movers – Lexington, Ky. – Joe Cairell and Tim Moberly
  • Dun-Rite Specialized Carriers – Bronx, N.Y. – Anthony Conetta, Mario Hernandez Mendoza, and Lynard Smith
For more information about the Transportation Safety Awards, contact Steven Todd, SC&RA Vice President of Transportation, at stodd@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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