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Words: Dan KamysFive Companies Receive 2013 MCAA Safety Advantage Award The Mason Contractors Association ofAmerica (MCAA) presented the MCAA Safety Advantage Awards to five companies last week during the MCAA Midyear Meeting at Walt Disney WorldResort, Florida. The MCAA Safety Advantage Awards are presented based on a mason contractor’s incident rate. Awards were presented to the top companies with greater than 100,000 hours worked by all employees, and the top companies with less than 100,000 hours worked by all employees. The winners are: Greater than 100,000 hours First Place Stone Cold Masonry Phoenix Second Place Brazos Masonry Inc. Waco, Texas Less than 100,000 hours - Three-way Tie for First Place Horn Inc. Barrington, Ill. Grant Contracting Co. Inc. Fenton, Mo. Spencer Brickwork Inc. St. Louis The goal of the MCAA Safety Advantage Awards is to help draw attention to the need and benefits of performing safely. The MCAA Safety Advantage Awards are presented based on a mason contractor’s incident rate. The incident rate is calculated by multiplying the number of injuries and illnesses from the OSHA Form 300 by 200,000, divided by the total number of hours worked by all employees for the year. All entries will be tabulated and awards will be presented at the MCAA Midyear Meeting to the top two companies with less than 100,000 hours worked by all employees, and the top two companies with more than 100,000 hours worked by all employees. Entry is free for MCAA members. Entries will be accepted again beginning March 1, 2014. Visit www.masoncontractors.org/safety/awards for more information.
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