ARMA Accident Prevention Contest Announces 2001 Winners

[Washington, DC] - The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association [ARMA] has announced the winners of the 2001 ARMA Accident Prevention Contest. In 2001, 41 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

Johns Manville Corporation, Macon, GA

Group D: Under 100,000 Labor Hours Worked Per Year

CertainTeed Corporation, Chester, PA

 

Participating facilities that improved over the prior year receive a Certificate of Achievement for their accomplishments and efforts. The following facilities will receive a Certificate of Achievement for their improvements in 2001 over 2000:

Group A: (11)

· CertainTeed Corporation, Oxford, NC
· Elk Corporation of America, Shafter, CA
· EMCO, Ltd. Building Products, Edmonton, Alberta, CAN
· EMCO, Ltd. Building Products, La Salle, Quebec, CAN
· GAF, Baltimore, MD
· GAF, Dallas, TX
· GAF, Mobile, AL
· GAF, Mt. Vernon, IN
· GAF, Fontana, CA
· TAMKO Building Products, Inc., Frederick, MD
· TAMKO Building Products, Inc., Tuscaloosa, AL

Group B: (10)

· CertainTeed Corporation, Birmingham, AL
· Elk Corporation of America, Tuscaloosa, AL
· GAF, Chester, SC
· GAF, Goldsboro, NC
· GAF, Millis, MA
· GAF, Minneapolis, MN
· Owens Corning, Atlanta, GA
· Owens Corning, Savannah, GA
· Pabco Roofing Products, Tacoma, WA
· TAMKO Building Products, Inc., Dallas, TX

Group C: (9)

· CertainTeed Corporation, Ennis, TX
· CertainTeed Corporation, Fremont, CA
· CertainTeed Corporation, Portland, OR
· GAF, Tampa, FL
· Johns Manville Corporation, Macon, GA
· Johns Manville Corporation, Pittsburg, CA
· U.S. Intec, Inc., North Branch, NJ
· TAMKO Building Products, Inc., Ennis, TN
· TAMKO Building Products, Inc., Green Cove Springs, FL

Group D: (11)

· CertainTeed Corporation, Chester, PA
· CertainTeed Corporation, Peachtree City, GA
· CertainTeed Corporation, Wilmington, CA
· Firestone Building Products Co., Bristol, CT
· Johns Manville Corporation, Kansas City, KS
· Johns Manville Corporation, Natchez, MS
· Johns Manville Corporation, Plattsburgh, NY
· Owens Corning, Detroit, MI
· Owens Corning, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
· TAMKO Building Products, Inc., Butler, AL
· TAMKO Building Products, Inc., Columbus, KS

Finally, nine (9) facilities achieved a perfect "ARMA Index" for 2001 which is based on no lost and restricted workdays and no reportable OSHA incidents. These facilities include:

· CertainTeed Corporation, Chester, PA
· Johns Manville Corporation, Kansas City, KS
· Johns Manville Corporation, Natchez, MS
· Johns Manville Corporation, Oklahoma City, OK
· Johns Manville Corporation, Plattsburgh, NY
· Owens Corning, Morehead City, NC
· Owens Corning, Channelview, TX
· U.S. Intec, Inc. (Mweld), Port Arthur, TX
· U.S. Intec, Inc., Walpole, MA

THE CERTIFICATE AWARDS WILL BE DISTRIBUTED TO THE DESIGNATED ACCIDENT PREVENTION CONTEST CONTACTS IN THE NEAR FUTURE. ALL PRESIDENT AWARD WINNERS AND PERFECT RECORD ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS WILL BE PRESENTED DURING THE SPRING MEETING OF THE ARMA BOARD OF DIRECTORS, MAY 23, 2002.

 

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.

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