AIKEN, S.C. (Oct. 31) – Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS), LLC – Construction Division was recognized by the National Safety Council (NSC) as a 2018 Industry Leader Award winner alongside 64 other organizations at the NSC Congress and Expo National Awards Celebration Reception held in Houston, Texas on Oct. 22.
This award is given to NSC member companies that are within the top five percent of NSC members who have also qualified for Occupational Excellence Achievement Awards in 2018. SRNS has received the Occupational Excellence Achievement Award for 10 consecutive years since becoming the SRS management and operations contractor in 2008.
The SRNS Construction division has reached over 1,747,487 safe work hours without an injury resulting in a missed day of work within the award performance period, in calendar year 2017. The group is responsible for some of the most hazardous work completed at the Savannah River Site.
The SRNS Construction workforce is comprised of 421 employees. To date, their safe work record continues to grow, having achieved more than 2.3 million safe hours, nearly 1,100 days, without a lost day due to injury.
“Many occupations within the construction industry rank among the most dangerous jobs in America. The SRNS Construction workforce understands those risks and they work together to ensure that every employee remains safe on the job,” said Stuart MacVean, SRNS President and CEO. “I congratulate them for their strong safety culture that has made them an industry leader.”
The NSC is a nonprofit organization that seeks to eradicate preventable deaths in homes and communities, at work and on the road through research, education, advocacy and leadership.