Annual Awards Prove Safety Pays
(1st/2nd Quarter 2009)
Vecellio Group Bestows More than 160 Supervisor Safety Awards and Bonuses; Travelers Insurance Recognizes Safety Records With Commemorative Plaques
Above: Steve Beals from Travelers, left, presents Sharpe Bros. V.P. Ivan Clayton, center, and Safety Director John Riley, Jr., with a plaque recognizing Sharpe Bros. two years without a lost time incident.
Above: Mike Slade, left, President of Rangers Central Division, receives a plaque from Tim McGrath of Travelers recognizing the divisions no lost time achievements.
Above: Vecellio Group V.P. of Safety John West, left, presents Ranger South President Hazen Hinds with a plaque from Travelers honoring the divisions impressive no lost time accomplishments.
Recognizing the important role Supervisors play in keeping crews and work zones safe in the day-to-day operations of its companies and divisions, the Vecellio Group presented more than 160 Supervisor Safety Awards and bonuses for job performance in 2008.Each year, corporate and company safety departments use a strict point system to track and measure multiple safety factors, then recognize Supervisors whose performance reaches a certain level or higher.
Earning Group bragging rights for the year, Vecellio & Grogan and White Rock Quarries tied with the most top-level award recipients, while Sharpe Bros. and Ranger Construction’s Central Division were not far off the lead.
Ranger Central led the Group with most recipients overall, closely followed by Ranger South, V&G, and Ranger North.
Travelers provided further recognition for the Group’s emphasis on safety. Sharpe Bros., Ranger Central and Ranger South earned commemorative plaques for achieving extended safe working periods with no “lost time” incidents.