2002 Accident Prevention Contest Winners

[Washington, DC] – The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association [ARMA] has announced the winners of the 2002 ARMA Accident Prevention Contest. In 2002, 46 facilities improved over the prior year ARMA Index. The winners of each group in the industry contest receive the prestigious "ARMA President's Award" distinguishing them as the top ARMA Accident Prevention Contest facility for the year in their respective categories.

ARMA President’s Award Winners

Group A: Over 300,000 Labor Hours Worked Per Year
CertainTeed Corporation, Oxford, NC

Group B: 200,000 to 300,000 Labor Hours Worked Per Year
GAF, Chester, SC

Group C: 100,000 to 200,000 Labor Hours worked Per Year
CertainTeed Corporation, Ennis, TX

Group D: Under 100,000 labor Hours Worked Per Year
Johns Manville Corporation, Natchez, MS

 

Participating facilities that improved over the prior year receive a Certificate of Achievement for their efforts. The following facilities will receive a Certificate of Achievement for their improvements in 2002 over 2001:

GROUP A: (13)

  • CertainTeed Corporation -- Milan, OH
  • CertainTeed Corporation -- Norwood, MA
  • CertainTeed Corporation -- Oxford, NC
  • CertainTeed Corporation -- Shakopee, MN
  • EMCO Limited Building Products -- Edmonton, Alberta
  • GAF -- Baltimore, MD
  • GAF -- Dallas, TX
  • GAF -- Fontana, GA
  • GAF -- Michigan City, IN
  • GAF -- Mt. Vernon, IN
  • GAF -- Nashville, TN
  • Owens Corning -- Irving, TX
  • TAMKO Building Products -- Tuscaloosa, AL

GROUP B: (7)

  • CertainTeed Corporation – Shreveport, LA
  • ELK Corporation – Tuscaloosa, AL
  • GAF – Chester, SC
  • GAF – Tampa, FL
  • Owens Corning – Houston, TX
  • Owens Corning – Summit, IL
  • U.S. Intec, Inc. – North Branch, NJ

GROUP C: (20)

  • CertainTeed Corporation – Birmingham, AL
  • CertainTeed Corporation – Ennis, TX
  • CertainTeed Corporation – Little Rock, AR
  • CertainTeed Corporation – Peachtree City, GA
  • CertainTeed Corporation – Portland, OR
  • CertainTeed Corporation – Wilmington, CA
  • Firestone Building Products Co. – Indianapolis, IN
  • GAF – Shafter, CA
  • IKO Chicago, Inc. – Bedford Park, IL
  • IKO Production, Inc. – Wilmington, DE
  • Johns Manville Corporation – Pittsburg, CA
  • Owens Corning – Brookville, IN
  • Owens Corning – Compton, CA
  • Owens Corning – Denver, CO
  • Owens Corning – Jacksonville, FL
  • Owens Corning – Portland, OR
  • PABCO Roofing Products – Tacoma, WA
  • TAMKO Building Products – Ennis, TX
  • TAMKO Building Products – Green Cove Springs, FL
  • TAMKO Building Products – Knoxville, TN

GROUP D: (7)

  • Johns Manville Corporation – South Gate, CA
  • Owens Corning – Ennis, TX
  • Owens Corning – Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • Owens Corning – Oklahoma City, OK
  • Owens Corning (Asphalt) – Cincinnati, OH
  • Siplast/Icopal Incorporated – Arkadelphia, AR
  • TAMKO Building Products – Naples, TX

Finally, sixteen (16) facilities achieved a perfect ”ARMA Index” for 2002, which is based on no lost and restricted workdays and no reportable OSHA incidents. These facilities include:

  • CertainTeed Corporation – Ennis, TX
  • CertainTeed Corporation – Little Rock, AR
  • CertainTeed Corporation – Wilmington, CA
  • Johns Manville Corporation – Natchez, MS
  • Johns Manville Corporation – Oklahoma City, OK
  • Johns Manville Corporation – Plattsburgh, NY
  • Johns Manville Corporation – South Gate, CA
  • Owens Corning – Channelview, TX
  • Owens Corning – Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • Owens Corning – Morehead City, NC
  • Owens Corning – Oklahoma City, OK
  • Owens Corning (Asphalt) – Cincinnati, OH
  • TAMKO Building Products – Naples, TX
  • U.S. Intec, Inc. – Port Arthur, TX
  • U.S. Intec, Inc. – Walpole, MA
  • U.S. Intec, Inc. (Mweld) – Port Arthur, TX

THE CERTIFICATE AWARDS WILL BE DISTRIBUTED TO THE DESIGNATED ACCIDENT PREVENTION CONTEST CONTACTS WITHIN THE NEXT 2 WEEKS. ALL PRESIDENT AWARD WINNERS AND PERFECT RECORD ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS WILL BE PRESENTED DURING THE ARMA SPRING BOARD MEETING, MAY 21-22, 2003.

 

The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) is the North American trade association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of bituminous-based residential and commercial fiberglass and organic asphalt shingle roofing products, roll roofing, built-up (BUR) roofing systems, and modified bitumen roofing systems. For additional information, contact ARMA or visit: www.asphaltroofing.org.

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