Allegheny Mineral 3-Peats Safety Award
KITTANNING, PA., July 29 – Allegheny Mineral’s Slippery Rock quarry has earned top honors for surface mine safety within Group VI Surface Metal/Non-Metal Mines. This is the third year in a row that an Allegheny Mineral plant has been awarded this honor. In 2011 and 2012 Allegheny Mineral’s Harrisville quarry was awarded top honors. Allegheny Mineral has won the award 3 of the last 5 years.
The Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association presented the employees of the Slippery Rock limestone quarry with the 2013 Safety Award for achieving a perfect safety record during the calendar year 2013. The quarry employees completed 73,494 hours without a lost time accident and maintained an incident rate of zero.
“All those that work at Allegheny Mineral and other Snyder Associated Companies understand the importance of safety, and that has enabled us to win this award three years in a row,” said Dennis Snyder, Allegheny Mineral President. “I appreciate the commitment to safety that our employees show each and every day. We will continue our efforts to minimize injuries and accidents on our mine sites.”
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. Companies across the country are able to compete for this award.
Allegheny Mineral Corp., a subsidiary of Snyder Associated Companies, is headquartered in Kittanning, Pennsylvania. The company has over 200 employees throughout western Pennsylvania.
(Left) Tim Rudolph, Allegheny Mineral Slippery Rock foreman, accepts award from (Right) Thomas Todd, President of the Holmes Safety Association Somerset District Council.