PRECO Congratulates the 2017 Excellence in Safety Nominees and Finalists

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PRECO is honored to announce the finalists and top nominees for the 2017 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 2018 Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, March 7-9th.

PRECO would like to congratulate all who were nominated and thank everyone who submitted a nomination.Preco_Pg7_BuildingPrecoBrand082416.jpg


Robert Carlson, Fairmont Santrol

Mike Posz, Fraley and Schilling, Inc.

A Representative from Kiewit Mining Group

Honorable Mentions

Adedotun Adebowale, Aramco

Charles Raziano, GFPDC

Coby Long, Aramco

Debabrata Datta, Larsen & Toubro Ltd.

Donald Nama II, Intec Video Systems, Inc.

Dwight Herring, Shoreway Environmental Center

Frank Obregon, Calportland Cement Company

Glenn Schroeder, United Milwaukee Scrap

Keith, Edw. C. Levy Co.

Ken Baylor, Advanced Leadership Solutions LLC

Kyle Lester, Colorado Department of Transportation

Lucas Kwan, Quinn Company

Manoj Shivaraman, NSH

Michelle Van Rooyen, Grunwald Bosch Service Center

Mike Montgomery, Larrett Energy Services, Inc.

Milton Van Horn, Falcon Transport

Mitch Torrie, Autonomous Solutions, Inc.

Mohammed Hasan, Creation Heavy Equipment Trading

Nathan Hitz, Quality Truck

Rajesh Singh, Roltamax Port Tech Pvt. Ltd.

Rami Hasan, Creation Heavy Equipment

Rob Roy, Royal Truck & Equipment

Robert Martineau, Airflow Deflector, Inc.

Rustam, Vostochanya Technica

Shane Jacob, Martin Marietta

Shannon Tomlinson, Huber Corporation

Stanley Capobianco, Associated Paving

Stephen Burdette, AEM

Steve Mercer, Helix Electric

Thomas Lane Jr., Lane Recycling Solutions LLC

Tom Fulton, Skanska USA Civil SE

William Fourie, MAADEN

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, Montana-Dakota Utilities, and the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA). 

Nominations for the 2018 Excellence in Safety award will be accepted beginning in November 2018.  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 with your contact information.


Topics: PRECO Electronics, Safety Culture, Leadership

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PRECO Electronics is a global technology provider that improves safety for operators, worksites, and the public. The effectiveness of our object detection radar systems is unmatched in heavy duty vehicle industries.

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