PRECO Electronics Accepting Nominations for 2016 Excellence in Safety Award

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PRECO Electronics is accepting nominations for the 2016 Excellence in Safety Award.  Now in its sixth year, the annual Excellence in Safety Award is the most widely recognized and anticipated award among heavy-duty safety professionals.  

To nominate a candidate for the 2016 Excellence in Safety, click on this link, complete the nomination form, and press the “submit” button, which will send your nomination directly to PRECO Electronics.  The recipient of the 2016 Excellence in Safety Award will be announced in early 2017.  

“PRECO’s involvement in industries that operate heavy duty trucks and equipment allows us to witness the strides that organizations and individuals take to ensure a safe work environment,” said Tom Loutzenheiser, vice president of marketing and business development at PRECO Electronics.  “This year’s recipient will be an industry leader committed to safety and we are proud to be recognizing their contributions.” 

Past recipients include representatives from Rumpke Waste & Recycling, Honolulu Disposal, Unimin, and Montana-Dakota Utilities

Kim Hodges of Montana-Dakota Utilities was the recipient of the 2015 Excellence in Safety Award.  Mr. Hodges was recognized for his individual commitment to address the needs of his operators and proactive vision to expand their safety program. 

About the Excellence in Safety Award

Safety in Motion AwardPRECO’s commitment to heavy-duty vehicle safety has continued to move safety forward. As a safety leader, PRECO identifies and honors other professionals who also keep safety moving forward in their companies, communities, and industries. PRECO Electronics established the Excellence in Safety Award to honor one person each year who is the voice of safety in their industry.

The award criteria includes:

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.

Nominations for the 2016 Excellence in Safety award will be accepted beginning in November 2016.  The deadline to nominate a candidate is Friday, December 30, 2016.  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.

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Topics: Proactive Safety

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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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