Total Safety was one of eight businesses selected as
Americas Safest Companies for 2012, the
US-based safety services company said this week.
The award was given by EHS Today, a health and
safety publication covering the manufacturing, construction and service
According to the publication, nominees had to demonstrate
support from management and employee involvement in the
companys safety and health program as well as provide
innovative solutions to safety challenges.
Other criteria included having injury and illness rates
significantly lower than industry averages, supporting
comprehensive training programs, believing that that prevention
of incidents is the cornerstone of the safety process, bringing
integrated safety into corporate culture and communicating the
value of safety to employees and customers.
Paul Tyree, chief operating officer for Total Safety,
accepted the award at the recent Americas Safest
Companies Conference, which highlighted transformational safety
leadership and brought together safety panels from both
industrial and regulatory experts.
As a safety services company, we strive to develop
best practices and innovative ideas that address even the
toughest risk mitigation challenges within our clients
industries, Tyree said.
Total Safety CEO David Fanta said his company was
truly honored to receive the award and gave credit
to company employees.
It is recognition, such as this, that reminds our
employees that they are the ones continually raising the safety
benchmark, said Fanta.