LLR Announces 2019 Safety Award Recipients

Staff Report From South Carolina CEO

Wednesday, June 26th, 2019

As we celebrate National Safety Month, the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation announces the recipients of the 2019 Safety Achievement Awards. The Safety Awards program is the Agency’s way of rewarding employers, both large and small, for the success of their safety and health programs.

The 2019 Safety Award Recipients are in the following three categories:

Palmetto Shining Star

These employers met at least one of the following criteria: (1) no recordable injuries or illnesses during calendar year 2018; (2) a reduction of at least 40% in the employer’s incidence rate between 2017 and 2018; (3) a difference of at least 75% in the employer’s 2018 incidence rate and the 2017 South Carolina average rate for that industry; or (4) worked one million or more safe work hours without a lost-time injury or illness.


o Amcor Rigid Plastics

o AVANTech, Inc.

o BHI Energy – Catawba Station

o BHI Energy – Oconee Station

o City of Columbia, Public Utilities

o Crowder Industrial Construction, LLC

o Foremost Pipeline Construction Co., Inc.

o Harper General Contractors

o M.B. Kahn Construction Co., Inc.

o Morgan Corp.

o Mundy Maintenance Services and Operations – DAK Americas Columbia Site

o Newman Technology SC, Inc.

o Nucor Building Systems – SC

o Nucor Steel Berkele y

o Otis Elevator Company

o Perdue Foods – Dillon Harvest Facility

o Robert Bosch, LLC

o Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC – Construction

o Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC – Operations

o Savannah River Remediation, LLC – Construction

o Savannah River Remediation, LLC – Operations

o Sleep Number

o ZF Transmissions Gray Court, LLC

Rising Star

This employer’s 2018 incidence rate was at least 75% lower than the 2017 national average incident rate for the respective industry.

o Turner Construction – Roper St. Francis Berkeley

Gleaming Star

These employers had less than 100 employees during 2017 and 2018, and demonstrated a culture of safety and health both on-site and in the community.

o CDC Berkeley

o Feyen Zylstra

o Frampton Construction

o Hood Construction Company, Inc.

o Langston Construction Co. of Piedmont, LLC

o LCI-Lineberger Construction, Inc.

o Monteith Construction Corp.

o Mundy Maintenance Services and Operations – INVISTA Camden Site

o Precision Walls Inc. – Greer, SC

o Precision Walls Inc. – N. Charleston, SC

o Roebuck Buildings, Co., Inc.

o THS Constructors, Inc.

o Trehel Corporation