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AFPM Recognizes Safway Services With Multiple Safety Awards


WAUKESHA, Wis. - May 23, 2012 - The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) association presented Safway Services, LLC with five Contractor Merit Safety Awards at the 2012 Safety Awards Reception and Banquet, held May 17 in Helotes, Texas.

Our No. 1 value is safety, says Steve Wilson, Safways vice president of refining and petrochemicals. When were recognized for safety performance, especially by our customers, it reflects well on our Employee Driven Safety Management System. It demonstrates the success were having with our onsite safety programs, and the commitment of everyone on our workforce to seek out every opportunity to drive safe work practices.

    Safway received the following Contractor Merit Safety Awards:
  • Safway Services, LLC at the Shell Deer Park Refinery of the Shell Chemical Company 0.0 Total Recordable Incidence Rate (TRIR) in 52,842 hours worked in 2011:
  • Safway Services, LLC at the Convent Refinery of the Shell Chemical Company 0.0 TRIR in 59,004 hours worked in 2011:
  • Safway Services, LLC at the Valero Refining New Orleans, LLC, Valero St. Charles Refinery of the Valero Energy Corporation 0.0 TRIR in 51,550 hours worked in 2011
  • Safway Services, LLC at the Alliance Refinery of the ConocoPhillips Company 0.0 TRIR in 165,124 hours worked in 2011
  • Safway Services, LLC at the Tesoro Refining & Marketing facility Tesoro Corporation 0.0 TRIR in 20,976 hours worked in 2011

The Contractor Merit Safety Award recognizes maintenance contractors working a minimum of 20,000 hours per calendar year at a regular member facility which has achieved a total recordable incidence rate of 0.8 or less, with no workplace related fatality during the calendar year.

The AFPM Safety Statistics and Awards Program is part of a comprehensive safety program developed by AFPMs Safety & Health Committee to promote accident prevention in the petroleum refining and petrochemical manufacturing industries, as well as the contractors supporting them.

About Safway Services, LLC

Founded in 1936, Safway Services is headquartered in Waukesha, Wis. Through its network of approximately 85 branch locations in the U.S. and Canada, Safway provides scaffolding and access solutions for commercial construction, industrial and infrastructure applications. As an industry leader, Safway provides sales, rental, labor services, training, engineering, design, safety and project management. With an extensive inventory and a full line of access products, Safway experts design and implement safe, economical access solutions for projects of any size and scope. For additional information, visit

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