ARMA Announces 1999 Accident Prevention Contest Winners

(Calverton, MD) - The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) announces the winners of the 1999 ARMA Annual Accident Prevention Contest. In 1999, 43 facilities improved over their prior year ARMA Index. The winners in each group in the contest receive the ARMA "President's Award: distinguishing them as the top ARMA Accident Prevention Contest facility in their respective categories.

ARMA President's Award Winners

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

Group B: 200,000 to 300,000 Labor Hours Worked Per Year
Owens Corning in Compton, CA

Group C: 100,000 to 200,000 Labor Hours Worked Per Year
Johns Manville in Altamira, Mexico

Group D: Under 100,000 Labor Hours Worked Per Year
Owens Corning-Asphalt in Memphis, TN

Participating facilities that improve 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 1999 over 1998:

 

Group A: (12)

  • CertainTeed Corp. in Oxford, NC
  • CertainTeed Corp. in Shakopee, MN
  • GAF in Baltimore, MD
  • Owens Corning in Summit, IL
  • GAF in Savannah, GA
  • TAMKO Building Products in Phillipsburg, KS
  • GAF in Mobile, AL
  • TAMKO Building Products in Frederick, MD
  • CertainTeed Corp. in Norwood, MA
  • TAMKO Building Products in Joplin, MO (High St.)
  • GAF in Nashville, TN
  • TAMKO Building Products in Tuscaloosa, AL

Group B: (12)

  • Owens Corning in Compton, CA
  • CertainTeed Corp. in Shreveport, LA
  • Owens Corning in Kearny, NJ
  • Owens Corning in Irving, TX
  • Owens Corning in Medina, OH
  • Owens Corning in Atlanta, GA
  • GAF in Erie, PA
  • Globe Building Materials in St. Paul, MN
  • Globe Building Materials in Whiting, IN
  • CertainTeed Corp. in Charleston, SC
  • Globe Building Materials in Cornell, WI
  • GAF in Tampa, FL

 

Group C: (12)

  • Johns Manville in Altamira, Mexico
  • Johns Manville in Oklahoma City, OK
  • CertainTeed Corp. in Wilmington, CA
  • CertainTeed Corp. in South Gate, CA
  • Siplast in Arkadelphia, AR
  • Owens Corning in Memphis, TN
  • Owens Corning in Jacksonville, FL
  • Owens Corning in Denver, CO
  • TAMKO Building Products in Green Cove Springs, FL
  • IKO Production, Inc. in Franklin, OH
  • CertainTeed Corp. in Ennis, TX
  • U. S. Intech, Inc. in Stockton, CA

Group D: (7) 

  • Owens Corning-Asphalt in Memphis, TN
  • Owens Corning in Oklahoma City, OK
  • U. S. Intech, Inc. in Port Arthur, TX
  • Owens Corning in Channelview, TX
  • Owens Corning in Detroit, MI
  • CertainTeed Corp. in Chester, PA
  • Johns Manville in Natchez, MS

 

 

 

Finally, ten facilities achieved a perfect "ARMA Index" for 1999 which is based on no lost and restricted workdays and no reportable OSHA incidents. These facilities are:

  • Johns Manville in Altamira, Mexico
  • Johns Manville in Oklahoma City, OK
  • CertainTeed Corp. in Wilmington, CA
  • CertainTeed in South Gate, CA
  • Siplast in Arkadelphia, AR
  • Owens Corning in Memphis, TN
  • Owens Corning-Asphalt in Memphis, TN
  • Owens Corning in Oklahoma City, OK
  • U. S. Intech in Port Arthur, TX
  • Owens Corning in Channelview, TX

Congratulations to all the award winners and facilities that improved their accident prevention records in 1999.

CERTIFICATE AWARDS WILL BE DISTRIBUTED TO THE DESIGNATED ACCIDENT PREVENTION CONTEST WINNERS. PRESIDENT AWARDS AND PERFECT ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS WILL BE PRESENTED AT THE SPRING BOARD MEETING IN KANSAS CITY, MO.

The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) is the North American trade association that represents 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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