GEAPS Announces 436 Facilities Across 32 Companies as Winners of 2016 Safety Awards
Date Posted: March 8, 2017
GEAPS announced that 436 facilities representing 32 companies received Safety Awards for successfully completing the 2016 calendar year without a single lost time injury or illness.
The companies were recognized at GEAPS Exchange 2017 in Kansas City.
Robert Taylor, Cargill, GEAPS second vice president, presided over the awards.
"As industry leaders, we have a responsibility to ensure we are providing the right training programs and leadership towards creating a safety culture that fosters doing the right thing when no one is looking," Taylor said.
"We have a lot of positive examples within our industry where companies, facilities and employees are going some great things to build their safety culture.
"By honoring and recognizing their great achievements, it’s a great way to show and demonstrate how proud we are for their accomplishments."
Each year GEAPS recognizes the five facilities who worked the most cumulative hours without a lost time injury or illness, and the five companies who have earned the award for the most consecutive years.
Top Facilities in Cumulative Hours
Fifth Place - 1,046,291 hours - Bunge Canada facility in Hamilton, Ontario
Fourth Place - 1,144,471 hours - Bunge Canada facility in Altona, Manitoba
Third Place - 1,373,112 hours - Bunge North America facility in Delphos, Ohio
Second Place - 1,413,128 hours - Cargill AgHorizons facility in Tuscola, Illinois
First Place - 1,640,833 hours - Bunge Canada Harrow by facility in Russell, Manitoba
Top Facilities in Cumulative Years
Fifth Place - 27 years - Bunge North America Tallulah “A” facility in Tallulah, Louisiana
Fourth Place - 30 years - Bunge North America Huffman facility in Blytheville, AR, Bunge North America facility in Hickman, KY, Bunge North America facility in LaGrange, MO, Bunge North America facility in Yazoo City, MS
Third Place - 31 years - Cargill facility in Tipton, IN
Second Place - 34 years - Bunge North America - Fountain Bluff facility in Grand Tower, IL
First Place - 38 years - Bunge North America - DeSoto Landing facility in Arkansas City, Arkansas
Number of Facilities Honored by Company
Agrex Inc - 3
Alabama Farmers Coop 1
The Andersons Inc – 30
Arizona Grain, Inc - 3
Bunge - SCF Grain, LLC - 2
Bunge Canada - 7
Bunge Mexico - 7
Bunge North America – 55
Cargill AgHorizons -79
Cargill AgHorizons Canada - 57
Cargill Grain & Oilseeds - 3
CHS Inc - 1
The DeLong Company - 11
EGT, LLC - 3
General Mills Inc - 2
Landus Cooperative - 14
Louis Dreyfus Commodities -1
Mennco Grain - 1
The Mennel Milling Company - 3
MillerCoors LLC - 8
Molinos Bunge SA de CV - 1
Pacific Ethanol - 1
Perdue AgriBusiness - 38
PMI Iowa LLC - 1
Riceland Foods Inc - 22
The Scoular Co - 48
South Dakota Wheat Growers - 40
Structural Restoration Inc - 1
Wear Concepts Inc - 1
Zen-Noh Grain Corp -1