PCA Announces 2019 Chairman’s Safety Performance Award Winners

The Portland Cement Association (PCA) announced the winners of the Chairman’s Safety Performance Awards, which recognize outstanding safety performance in the manufacturing of portland cement, the core ingredient used in all forms of concrete. Presented at the 3rd Annual Cement and Concrete Fly-In event, the nine winners were selected from 98 cement facilities across the country.

“Safety is the most important job we all have,” PCA Chairman and President of Continental Cement Tom Beck said. “Doing everything possible to assure that our employees go home in the same condition as they arrived is paramount and we’re proud to highlight these top safety performers.”

The 2019 PCA Chairman’s Safety Performance Award winners are:

Category: Less than 206,980 hours
Lehigh Hanson Inc., Logansport, Indiana
CEMEX USA, Demopolis, Alabama
LafargeHolcim US, Theodore, Alabama

Category: 206,981–284,621 hours
CEMEX USA, Clinchfield, Georgia
The Monarch Cement Company, Humboldt, Kansas
Ash Grove Cement Company, Durkee, Oregon

Category: 284,622–514,083 hours
Martin Marietta, New Braunfels, Texas
Lehigh Hanson, Inc., Permanente Plant Cupertino, California
CEMEX USA, Victorville, California

For more information, visit www.cement.org/awards

About The Portland Cement Association (PCA)
The Portland Cement Association (PCA) founded in 1916, represents 93 percent of U.S. cement production capacity and have facilities in all 50 states. The association promotes safety, sustainability, and innovation in all aspects of construction, fosters continuous improvement in cement manufacturing and distribution and generally promotes economic growth and sound infrastructure investment.