Tube City IMS Receives 48 Safety Awards from the National Slag Association
October 2, 2014
PITTSBURGH, October 2, 2014 – Tube City IMS Corporation, a leading provider of outsourced industrial services to steel mills globally, today announced that a number of the company’s sites received a total of 48 Safety Awards from the National Slag Association (NSA) for 2013, the most of any steel mill services company.
The NSA Safety Awards recognize superior performance as measured against Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recordable injury rates. The awards were presented to the company during the NSA’s fall meeting held in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.
“Tube City IMS prides itself on safety and we are honored to receive these important awards,” said Raymond Kalouche, President and CEO, Tube City IMS. “There is no higher priority than our commitment to the safety of our employees, customers, facilities and communities in which we operate. Our number one goal is to have zero incidents and we strive for that every day. I applaud all Tube City IMS employees on receiving these awards. We have a staff of top-class professionals who work to ensure safe operations in every facet of their work and at every one of our operations throughout the world."
The company’s operation in Knoxville, Tenn., received the award for “2013 Most Improved Job Sites for Safety.” U.S. operations that received safety awards for “Job Sites with at Least 200,000 Hours Since Last Recordable Accident” were: Beaumont, TX; Cayce, SC; Gary, IN; Girard, OH; Horsham, PA; and Middletown. OH.
U.S. operations receiving safety awards for “Lowest Incident Rate” for employees were: Alabama: Birmingham, Calvert, Fairfield; Arizona: Mesa; Delaware: Claymont; Kentucky: Rush; Illinois: Chicago, Granite City, Kankakee, Peoria; Indiana: Burns Harbor, East Chicago, Gary; Louisiana: Convent; Michigan: Ecorse, Jackson; Minnesota: St. Paul; Mississippi: Jackson; Ohio: Girard, Middletown, Mingo Junction; Oregon: McMinnville; Pennsylvania: Belle Vernon, Bridgeville, Horsham, Johnstown, New Castle; South Carolina: Cayce; Tennessee: Gallatin; Texas: Beaumont, Freeport, Lonestar, Longview; Utah: Plymouth; Wisconsin: Saukville.
Company sites in Canada receiving safety awards for “Lowest Incident Rate” for employees were: Hamilton, Ontario; L’Original, Ontario; Nanticoke, Ontario; and Regina, Saskatchewan.
About Tube City IMS
Tube City IMS is the largest provider of outsourced industrial services to steel mills in North America as measured by revenue and has a substantial and growing international presence. The company provides mill services at 82 customer sites in 12 countries and our global raw material procurement network spans five continents. For additional information, visit www.tubecityims.com.
Jim Leonard, Media Relations, 412-267-5226
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