Nelson Ready-Mix stands alone when it comes to safety
Tony Maida, Operations Manager of Nelson Ready-Mix, and members of the Nelson Ready Mix team gathered recently to celebrate the Performance Award they received from the BC Ready Mix Concrete Association for the achieving the best five year safety record in the industry from 2007 through 2012.
The award, co-sponsored by the BC Ready Mix Concrete Association (BCRMCA) and the BC Construction Safety Alliance (BCCSA), was presented to Orlando Dias at the BCRMCA’s Annual General Meeting and Convention in Nanaimo, BC this past weekend.
The Award recognizes Nelson’s efforts to achieve the best five year safety record in 2007- 2012 with no lost time accidents.
“Our whole Nelson Ready Mix team are pleased and proud of this achievement. It is a result of our hard work and continuous focus on implementing and improving our safe work practices at all times and everywhere in our operation” said Maida.
“Safety is always our top priority- for everyone on our team- as we pursue our goal of Zero Interoute
Accidents. Since 2005, NRM has worked over 208,000 hours without a lost time accident.”
The awards, in their seventh year, were established by BCRMCA and the BC Construction Safety Alliance (originally the Construction Safety Network), to recognize leaders in the industry and encourage all members to promote excellence in safety practices, procedures, behaviours and attitudes.
The BC Ready-Mixed Concrete Association is a not-for-profit trade association dedicated to advancing the use of sustainable concrete construction in B.C. through education, advocacy, standards and promotion. BCRMCA members operate over 120 plants throughout B.C. and employ more than 9,300 skilled workers.
The BC Construction Safety Alliance is a not-for-profit organization that provides BC’s construction industries with the best in safety program, no-cost safety training, consultation services and resources to help them improve safety for approximately 180,000 workers in B.C.
Photo caption: Operations Manager of Nelson Ready-Mix, Tony Maida (third from right) stands with members of the Nelson Ready Mix team to celebrate the Performance Award.