July 8, 2016
WASHINGTON, DC – The Corn Refiners Association recognized 15 corn wet milling facilities across the country for their outstanding safety records in 2015.
“The corn refining industry is an industry that prides itself on making safety our top priority.” said CRA President & CEO John Bode. “The workers and management of our members’ facilities across the country continually show their dedication to providing a safe and accident free working environment.”
In 2015, 55% of all corn milling facilities in the United States received at least one of the following awards:
The Incident Rate Excellence Award recognizes those plants that have achieved a superior level of safety performance, as demonstrated by an employee total recordable incident rate of 1.0 or less and no employee lost workday cases involving days away from work for the calendar year and no employee or non-employee workplace fatalities for the calendar year.
The Zero Lost Workdays Award acknowledges facilities for operating a full calendar year without an employee lost workday case and without a workplace-related fatality of an employee or non-employee during the calendar year.
The One Million Hour Award acknowledges plants that operate for 1 million consecutive hours without a lost workday.
The full list of recipients can be viewed here.
The Corn Refiners Association (CRA) is the national trade association representing the corn refining industry of the United States. CRA and its predecessors have served this important segment of American agribusiness since 1913. Corn refiners manufacture sweeteners, ethanol, starch, bioproducts, corn oil and feed products from corn components such as starch, oil, protein and fiber.