Eberl Iron Works, Inc. was honored with a 2010 Safety Award of Honor from the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International (FMA). The 2010 FMA/CNA Safety Awards, open to all FMA and Tube & Pipe Association, International (TPA) company members, recognize metal fabrication companies that adhere to excellence in safety.
The Safety Award of Honor is awarded to companies having perfect safety records of n recordable injuries or illnesses for the reporting period. Award winners were selected by the Sa Council, an FMA committee sponsored by CNA Insurance Group and designed to promote saf in the industry.
“By winning a 2010 FMA/CNA Safety Award, Eberl Iron Works, Inc. has demonstrate its commitment to recognizing employees’ safe work habits, stimulating interest in accident prevention, and promoting safety in the workplace,” said Gerald Shankel, president & CEO of FMA. “We congratulate them on a job well done.”
To be eligible to receive recognition, companies were required to submit OSHA Form 300A, Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses, for the period Jan. 1, 2009, through Dec. 31, 2009. 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.
Based in Rockford, Ill., the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, Intl. (FMA), is a professional organization with more than 2,100 members working together to improve the metal forming and fabricating industry. Founded in 1970, FMA brings metal fabricators and fabricating equipment manufacturers together through technology councils, educational programs, networking events, and the FABTECH exposition. MA also has a technology affiliate, the Tube & Pipe Association, International (TPA), which focuses on the unique needs of companies engaged in tube and pipe producing and fabricating.