PRECO is honored to announce the finalists and top nominees for the 2016 Excellence in Safety Award. This year’s nominees are an esteemed group of individuals who continually strive to increase safety for their fleets and the public. They represent some of the most respected professionals in heavy-duty industries. The awardee will be announced at the upcoming 2017 World of Concrete in Las Vegas, January 17-20.
PRECO would like to congratulate all who were nominated and thank everyone who submitted a nomination.
David Biderman, Solid Waste Association of North America
Clint McGinty, Phoenix Services
George Van Hemert, City of Oxnard Environmental Resources Division
James Zertuche, NAPCO Precast
Steve Bailey, City of Hamiliton
Bob Berry, Sims Crane & Equipment
Colin Bonner, International Hydraulic Safety Authority
Mike Irwin, Hub Group Trucking
Lucas Kwan, Quinn Group, Inc
Rexie LeStrange, City of Manteca Solid Waste Division
Scott McLaughlin, Stagecoach Cartage & Distribution
John McPherson, Roy Jorgensen
Johan Momberg, Trysome Auto Electrical and Plan Hire, Ltd
Jonathan Moore, Autonomous Solutions, Inc
Monica Pampell, PentaFit LLC
Dallas Ross, Nee Core Inc.
Alpha Sekou Bangoura, AES Group
Gurvinder Singh, Swati Safesecure Equipments Pvt. Ltd.
Dennis Steele, Coldwater Board of Public Utilities
Laina VanBuskirk, Gold Hawk Transportation
Milton Vanhorn, Falcon Transport Company
The Excellence in Safety Award was created to honor one person each year who is the voice of safety in their industry.
The award criteria include the following characteristics:
Initiative: The ideal candidate will initiate candid discussions, programs (corporate, community, or industry), and/or give voice to safety issues in the industry or community.
Imagination: The ideal candidate will demonstrate creative and original suggestions to move safety into the forefront of the community, legislature, company or industry they serve.
Involvement: The ideal candidate will take an active role in industry associations, community safety programs, and/or corporate/legislative policy changes to advance safety.
Past recipients include representatives from Rumpke Waste & Recycling, Honolulu Disposal, Unimin, and Montana-Dakota Utilities.
Nominations for the 2017 Excellence in Safety Award will be accepted beginning in November 2017. An official call for nominations will be sent out via email to key contacts in heavy-duty vehicle industries. To ensure your email is included in this notification, please email Tamara Humpherys at THumpherys@Preco.com with your contact information.