GBRIA names Safety Excellence Awards honorees


The Greater Baton Rouge Industry Alliance has announced the winners of its 28th annual Safety Excellence Awards, recognizing safety performance by contractors working in industrial facilities.

The Hal G. Ginn Safety Excellence Award went to Cajun Industries for the best overall performance.

The alliance named RES Contractors and Turner Industries the winners of the Community Service Award and Brock Services as the winner of the Innovation Award.

Contract Safety Excellence Awards were presented in multiple categories. Divisions represent hours worked.

SPECIALTY CONSTRUCTION: first place, Arkel Constructors, second place, McDonnel Construction Services, third place, APC Construction Company.

CRANE & RIGGING: first place, Deep South Crane & Rigging.

TECHNICAL SUPPORT: Division I: first place, Loadstar Product Handling & Site Logistics, second place, Precision Inspection Services, third place, Axion Logistics; Division II: first place, Camin Cargo Control, second place, IRISNDT; Division III: first place, Acuren Inspection, second place, Total Safety U.S.

SPECIALTY TRADE SOFT CRAFT: Division I: first place, The FOUST Group, second place, Diamond Refractory Services; Division II: first place, Turner Specialty Services, second place, BrandSafway, third place, Industrial Specialists; Division III: first place, Brock Services, second place, Apache Industrial Services.

SPECIALTY TRADE HARD CRAFT: Division I: first place, Westgate Electrical & Instrumentation, second place, Midwest Cooling Tower Services; Division II: first place, Koch Specialty Plant Services, second place, ControlWorx, A John H. Carter Co., third place, Process Service Specialists; Division III: first place, MMR Constructors, second place, ISC Constructors.

SPECIALTY TRADE ENVIRONMENTAL: Division I: first place, Conco Industrial Services; Division II: Evergreen North America Industrial Services; Division III: first place, Brock Services, second place, Apache Industrial Services.

GENERAL CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE: Division I: first place, PALA Industrial Construction, second place, RES Contractors, third place, Action Industries; Division II: first place, Cajun Industries, second place, CAM Industrial Solutions, third place, JVIC, A Zachry Group Co.; Division III: first place, Brown & Root, second place, Turner Industries, third place, Performance Contractors.