Allegheny Mineral Receives Prestigious Safety Award
KITTANNING, PA., Apr. 30 – Allegheny Mineral’s Harrisville quarry has earned top honors for surface mine safety within Group VI Surface Metal/Non-Metal Mines.
The Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association presented the employees of the Harrisville quarry with the 2011 Safety Award for achieving a perfect safety record during the calendar year 2011. The quarry employees completed 74,161 hours incident free in 2011. Companies across the country are able to compete for this award.
“As a company, we are proud of our safety record, and the achievements of the Harrisville quarry exemplify what we strive for in every facility,” said Daniel Wible, safety director, Allegheny Mineral.
The annual award program recognizes achievement of outstanding safety records among America’s mineral extractive industries. This program is sponsored by the Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association whose objectives are to prevent fatalities and injuries and to improve health and safety among officials and employees in all phases of mining. These objectives guide and inspire all of the Association’s activities and include participation from the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), labor, mining companies, and suppliers.
Dan Wible, Safety Director, Allegheny
Mineral accepts award from Joseph A.
Sbaffoni, Director, PA DEP, Bureau of
Deep Mine Safety