MMR Receives First Place Safety Excellence Award from GBRIA
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
BATON ROUGE, LA - MMR was honored to receive 1st Place in the Specialty Trade Hard Craft Category for Division III / 10 Million+ work hours at the 23rd Annual Greater Baton Rouge Industry Alliance (GBRIA) Contractor Safety Excellence Awards, held at L’Auberge Resort in Baton Rouge, LA. MMR, who was nominated by several customer sites for its superior safety practices, finished 2018 with just over 10.5 million hours worked with a Total Recordable Incident Rate (TRIR) of 0.17.
“With 30 locations in North and South America, it is imperative to have clear goals and safety expectations from the top down,” said John Cassagne, MMR HS&E Vice President. “The implementation of Key Performance indicators (KPI’s), management’s commitment to Stop Work Authority and focus on process improvement have been crucial to achieving safety excellence.”
In addition to receiving the 2019 Safety Excellence Award, MMR has been consistently recognized by GBRIA at its annual Craft Workforce Development Awards Program for investment in workforce development programs that include recruitment, assessment, training, career path development and retention of employees.
“MMR is committed to cultivating a craft workforce that is safety conscious and educated,” said MMR President/CEO James B. “Pepper” Rutland. “We are proud to be deemed an “Accredited Training Sponsor” and “Accredited Assessment Center” through NCCER, the benchmark for excellence in our industry.”
Pictured (l-r): MMR Project Safety Coordinator Jesse Anthony, CSHO; MMR HS&E Vice President John Cassagne, MMR Site Manager Jacob Babin and GBRIA Board Vice Chair Tim Harris.
MMR is the industry leader in instrumentation and electrical construction, maintenance and technical services. Under the leadership of President and CEO James “Pepper” Rutland, MMR continues to grow both regionally and nationally with 30 branch offices throughout the United States as well as in Canada, Trinidad, Venezuela, Ecuador and Panamá.