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2016 SWANA Safety Award Winners

Biggest Safety Improvement & Best Safety Innovation


SWANA’s Safety Award Program sponsored by:

Golder Associates

2016 Best Safety Innovation award: Aria Energy

2016 Best Safety Innovation award: Aria Energy

Aria Energy was chosen as the 2016 Best Safety Innovation winner for their employee-run safety initiatives that include the Safety Subcommittees, Employee Run Safety Committee, and the Safety Board, which have urged front-line employees to drive the safety program, as opposed to top officials stressing the programs.

View Aria Energy’s submission here >>

2016 Biggest Safety Improvement award: Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation (RIRRC)

2016 Biggest Safety Improvement award: Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation

RIRRC was chosen as the 2016 Biggest Safety Improvement winner for their complete safety program redesign, which involved the hiring of a designated safety manager, employee education/training programs, employee safety incentives, and new incident review protocol.

View RIRRC’s submission here >>

Both safety awards highlight these corporations’ profound commitment to improving employee safety through communication, best practices, increased company regulations, and accident review. These new safety awards mark the first time that SWANA has presented national safety awards, reflecting its renewed commitment to worker safety.


For more information, contact Sue Bumpous, Technical Divisions Manager, at sbumpous@swana.org, 240-494-2253, or Jesse Maxwell, eLearning and Advocacy Program Manager, at jmaxwell@swana.org or 240-494-2237.