- EIW Wins 2015 FMA Safety Award
Eberl Iron Works, Buffalo, NY, RECEIVES SAFETY AWARD OF HONOR FROM FABRICATORS & MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION
Buffalo, NY April 30, 2015 - Eberl Iron Works of Buffalo, N.Y. was recently chosen to receive a 2015 Safety Award of Honor from the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International (FMA). Open to all FMA and Tube & Pipe International (TPA) company members, the FMA/CNA Annual Safety Awards recognize metal fabrication companies that adhere to excellence in safety.
Sponsored by CNA, the endorsed business insurance carrier for FMA, the Awards are designed to promote safety in the industry; and winners are selected by the FMA Safety Council. The Safety Award of Honoris given to companies having perfect safety records of no recordable injuries or illnesses for the reporting period.
“On behalf of the FMA, I congratulate Eberl Iron Works on winning a Safety Award of Honor,” said Edward Youdell, president and CEO of FMA. “This year’s winning companies provide world-class safety environments that deliver each of their employees the highest commitment to safely returning home at the end of each work day. FMA, along with CNA, are proud to recognize these manufacturers for their outstanding achievements in the area of safety.”
To beeligible to receive recognition, companies were required to submit OSHA Form 300A, Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses, for the period Jan. 1, 2014, through Dec. 31, 2014. Firms of all sizes were eligible. Winners were selected based on North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code categories and BLS injury and illness incidence rates.
The awards were presented at the FMA Safety Conference on April 22, 2015.
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Based in Rockford, Ill., FMA is a professional organization with nearly 2,300 members working together to improve the metal fabricating and forming industry. Founded in 1970, FMA brings metal fabricators and fabricating equipment manufacturers together through technology councils, educational programs, networking events, and the FABTECH® trade show. FMA also has two technology affiliates, the Tube & Pipe Association, International (TPA), which focuses on the unique needs of companies engaged in tube and pipe producing and fabricating; and Sustainable Manufacturer Network, a professional organization of individual members dedicated to working toward environmentally-friendly manufacturing.
Based in Buffalo, NY, EIW was founded in 1923 by George and Frank Eberl, Eberl Iron Works, Inc. started as a small welding shop fabricating wrought iron railings, exterior fire escapes and miscellaneous iron. Today, the second generation brothers, Frank and George Eberl, have been joined by the third generation, Nora and John Eberl to operate Eberl Iron Works. Whether it’s fabricating metal, selling products or installing systems, the Eberls and the entire Eberl team continue the Tradition of Service.