Athens, TN – (December 3, 2018) – EnTrans International, LLC, manufacturing divisions have been recognized as America’s Safest Companies 2018 by EHS Today. The annual award was first given in 2002 and to date has recognized 238 companies.
This year, 13 companies received America’s Safest Companies awards at the Safety Leadership Conference in Louisville, Kentucky. To be considered for the award, organizations must demonstrate:
- Support from leadership and management for Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) efforts
- Employee involvement in EHS processes
- Innovative solutions to safety challenges
- Injury and illness rates lower than the average for their industry
- Comprehensive training programs
- Evidence that prevention of incidents is the cornerstone of the safety process
- Good communication of the value of safety and a way to substantiate the benefits of the safety process
EnTrans employs an innovative safety program called Safety Matters that incorporates gamification to engage employees with a system of risks and rewards, blended learning to address different learning styles and preferences, an ergonomics program that provides hazard assessments, as well as many other safety initiatives.
“Our EHS team, plant management teams, supervisors and leadership have worked closely together to elevate the level of safety at all EnTrans facilities,” said Karen Czor, Corporate Director of Risk Management for EnTrans International. “We have seen employee engagement with safety rise significantly over the years, which is exactly what is needed to drive a culture of safety throughout our company.”
Doug Chapple, CEO of EnTrans International, LLC, stated, “Being recognized as one of America’s Safest Companies acknowledges the progress we’ve made on our journey to zero preventable injuries. It will inspire us to continue the Safety Matters program to assure our employees go home safely every day.”
About EnTrans International, LLC
Comprised of Heil Trailer International, Polar Service Centers, Polar Tank Trailer, Jarco, SERVA and Kalyn Siebert, EnTrans International, LLC, is a leading manufacturer of tank trailers, oilfield capital equipment and related components used in the oil & gas industry. EnTrans International, LLC, is owned by American Industrial Partners, an operationally oriented middle-market private equity firm that makes control investments in North American-based industrial businesses serving domestic and global markets. EnTrans International, LLC, is headquartered in Athens, TN.