National Safety Association Honors Allegheny Mineral

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joseph holmesKITTANNING, PA., June. 23 – For the second year in a row, 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 limestone quarry with the 2012 Safety Award for achieving a perfect safety record during the calendar year 2012. The quarry employees completed 75,537 hours without a lost time accident and maintained an incident rate of zero. Companies across the country are able to compete for this award.

“We are pleased that Allegheny Mineral’s comprehensive safety program has been recognized by the Holmes Safety Association,” said Daniel Wible, Safety Director, Allegheny Mineral. “We could not have received an award of this nature without our employees unwavering commitment to safety on a daily basis.”

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.

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Dan Wible (left), Safety Director. Allegheny Mineral accepts award from Joseph A. Sbaffoni (right), Director, PA DEP, Bureau of Deep Mine Safety

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