Beaumont, Texas – Remedial Construction Services, L.P. (RECON) was recently recognized with two International Safety Training Council (ISTC) Safety Achievement Awards for having worked 2 years without an OSHA lost workday case involving days away from work and achieving a 100% reduction in total recordable incidence rate during 2015, as compared to the average incidence rate for the three previous calendar years.
The ISTC delivers safety training and site specific job safety orientations to contractors and employees of refining and chemical plants in the Baytown and Beaumont areas.
In 2015, RECON worked 752,662 man hours without an OSHA recordable incident and maintained a 0.0 total recordable incident rate.
RECON employees, Jennifer Lee, Project Manager, Gabe Batiste, Site Safety Officer, and Scot Kinney, Site Safety Officer, accepted the awards at the ISTC 20th Annual Safety Awards Banquet.
“Our employees take great pride emphasizing safety in every aspect of our work and these outstanding achievements reiterate our company’s commitment to safety,” said Stephen A. Berry, CFPS, STSC, RECON’s Corporate Director of Health and Safety. “This award is a great achievement for our staff who understand the importance of creating a safe workplace.”
This is not the first time that RECON has been recognized by the ISTC. In 2015, RECON received ISTC’s Safety Achievement Award for having worked over one million man-hours without an OSHA lost workday case involving days away from work.
“RECON’s safety program is rooted in our belief that safety is core value. The nature of our work demands the highest level of safety education, training, and awareness from every employee, and our consistent and comprehensive approach to safety has helped us maintain strong safety records for our industry,” Berry added. “Through our behavior-based safety program, all employees are encouraged to report all unsafe acts and conditions and actively participate in creating safe solutions.”
In May 2016, RECON celebrated a milestone of reaching 2 million man-hours without an OSHA recordable. As of June 8, 2016, RECON has worked 960 days without an OSHA recordable.