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The 2010 National Precast Concrete Association (NPCA) Safety Awards honor companies that achieved the highest levels of safety as measured by OSHA guidelines for reportable/recordable injuries and illnesses during 2009. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average incident rate among all precast concrete plants was 8.2, while the average rate among NPCA plants was 4.8–a 42% improvement. Visit www.precast.org for more information.


Platinum Safety Awards (Zero Lost-Time Accidents)

80,001- 140,000 HOURS
Oldcastle Precast Inc. | Hartford City, Ind. (Hartford Concrete); Lexington, Ky.; Houston
Wieser Concrete Products Inc. | Maiden Rock, Wis.

40,001 - 80,000 HOURS
Americast Inc. | Halltown, W.V.
C.J. Pink Ltd. | London, Ontario, Canada
Gainey's Concrete Products Inc. | Holden, La.
Hanson Pipe & Precast | Rincon, Ga.; La Place, La.; Como, Miss.; Salem, Va. (Salem 1)
Oldcastle Precast Inc. | Riverside, Calif.; Medley, Fla.; Idaho Falls, Nampa, Idaho; Lebanon, Tenn.; Brookshire, San Antonio, Texas

0 - 40,000 HOURS
Briggs Mfg. | Willows, Calif.
Concrete Step Units Inc. | Scranton, Pa.
E&C Precast Concrete Inc. | Littleton, Colo.
Goldens Bridge Unit Step Co. | Carmel, N.Y.
Hancock Concrete Products Co. | Cannon Falls, Courtland, Minn.
Hanson Pipe & Precast | Birmingham, Montgomery, Ala.; Byram, Miss.; Lenoir City, Tenn.; San Antonio
Hanson Pipe & Products RI Inc. | Wauregan, Conn.
Husted Concrete Products Inc. | New York Mills, N.Y.
Mid State Concrete Products | Santa Maria, Calif.
Oldcastle Precast Inc. | Raleigh, N.C. (Raleigh/Greensboro)
Sherman-Dixie Concrete Industries Inc | Cullman, Ala.; Evansville, Ind.; Knoxville, Tenn.
Wieser Concrete Products Inc. | Fond du Lac, Wis.


Gold Safety Awards

200,001 + HOURS
Concrete Systems Inc. | Hudson, N.H.

140,001 - 200,000 HOURS
Hanson Pipe & Precast | Lorena, Texas

80,001- 140,000 HOURS
Hanson Pipe & Precast | Houston (Jersey Village)

40,001 - 80,000 HOURS
Oldcastle Precast Inc. | Topeka, Kan.

0 - 40,000 HOURS
Oldcastle Precast Inc. | Marianna, Fla.


Silver Safety Awards

200,001 + HOURS
Oldcastle Precast Inc. | Auburn, Wash.

140,001-200,000 HOURS
Oldcastle Precast Inc. | Fontana, Calif.

80,001-140,000 HOURS
Americast | Ashland, Va.

40,001-80,000 HOURS
Norwalk Tank Co. | Joliet, Ill.

0 - 40,000 HOURS
U.S. Concrete Precast Group | Pleasanton, Calif.


Bronze Safety Awards

200,001 + HOURS
Duratek Precast Technologies | Bartow, Fla.

140,001-200,000 HOURS
Oldcastle Precast Inc. | Cape Coral, Fla.

80,001-140,000 HOURS
Hanson Pipe & Precast | Pelham, Ala.

40,001-80,000 HOURS
Oldcastle Precast Inc. | Newnan, Ga.

0-40,000 HOURS
Hanson Pipe & Precast | Hattiesburg, Miss.


Most Improved Safety Records

200,001 + HOURS
Concrete Systems Inc. | Hudson, N.H.

140,001-200,000 HOURS
Hanson Pipe & Precast | Lorena, Texas

80,001-140,000 HOURS
Oldcastle Precast Inc. | Lexington, Ky.

40,001-80,000 HOURS
Oldcastle Precast Inc. | Idaho Falls, Idaho

0-40,000 HOURS
Goldens Bridge Unit Step Co. | Carmel, N.Y.