MEDIA RELEASE: Saskatchewan Construction Companies Awarded for Safety (22-Feb-2016)
REGINA, SK: Several individuals and companies in the Saskatchewan construction industry will be honoured for safety leadership during the Saskatchewan Construction Safety Association’s (SCSA) annual general meeting (AGM) being held at the Queensbury Convention Centre in Regina on Thursday, February 25, 2016 from 12:00 – 2:00 pm. Mayor Michael Fougere will bring greetings, followed by the annual awards ceremony, the annual report presentation, and the appointments for the 2016 SCSA Board of Directors.
Every year, the SCSA recognizes individuals, companies, and committees, throughout the province for efforts given to promote health and safety in the residential and commercial building construction industry. At this year’s AGM, the following awards will be presented:
The Corporate Leadership in Safety Award – recognizes member companies that have demonstrated outstanding dedication and contributions to the enhancement of health and safety in their region
The Safety Practitioner Award – recognizes an individual’s commitment and leadership in enhancing health and safety in the workplace and their outstanding dedication and contribution to ensuring the success of the Regional Safety Committee in their region
The Regional Safety Committee Distinguished Progress Award – recognizes one Regional Safety Committee in the province that has demonstrated outstanding dedication and contribution to the promotion and improvement of health and safety in the construction industry
“It’s so important that we recognize the people who have made significant personal and professional sacrifices to ensure the thousands of Saskatchewan construction workers and companies in the province are committing themselves to operating healthy and safe workplaces,” said SCSA President, Collin Pullar.
“These individual sacrifices ensure the SCSA continues to be a relevant and valuable resource; giving companies the knowledge and tools to both protect their bottom line while ensuring workers make it home in one piece,” Pullar added.
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Lara Abu-Ghazaleh, Publications & Communications Coordinator
Phone: 306.525.0175, ext. 253
Saskatchewan Construction Safety Association – with more than 9,000 residential and commercial construction member companies in Saskatchewan, the SCSA’s mission is to provide high-quality safety training and advice to construction employers and employees that will lead to reduced human and financial losses associated with injuries.