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KCSA Presents Safety Awards


The Kentucky Crushed Stone Association (KCSA) presented its 2016 safety awards at its Summer Meeting.

"The KCSA Safety Contest Awards are based on MSHA reportable injuries not lost-time injuries," the association said. "We also give special awards to companies that have gone several years without a lost-time injury (Safety Milestone Award). Such outstanding safety records deserve to be recognized since they demonstrate a company's real commitment to the safety of its employees. Those companies who have won Milestone Awards in the past may enter again each year as they may have moved up to the next category."

Safety Milestone Awards

5 Years with No Lost-Time Accidents

  • Rock Drilling Inc.
  • Brandywine Explosives & Supply Inc.
  • Hinkle Contracting Co. LLC – Barren County Stone.

10 Years with No Lost-Time Accidents

  • Hinkle Contracting Co. LLC – Monroe County Stone.
  • Mountain Aggregates, Inc. – Elkhorn Stone.
  • The Walker Company – Menifee Stone.

 15 Years with No Lost-Time Accidents

  •  Vulcan Construction Materials LLC – Fort Knox Quarry.

 20 Years with No Lost-Time Accidents

  • Orica USA.

The following companies were recognized for safety records without a lost-time injury in 2016:

  • Mountain Materials – Carter City Quarry – 348 man hours.
  • Orica USA – 3,788 man hours.
  • Hinkle Contracting Co. LLC – Allen County Stone – 14,030 man hours.
  • Hinkle Contracting Co. LLC – Barren County Stone – 22,768 man hours.
  • Austin Powder Co. – Willisburg Stie Mid-South, LLC – 24,158 man hours.
  • Hinkle Contracting Co. LLC – Somerset Stone Co. – 39,084 man hours.
  • Rock Drilling Inc. – 46,972 man hours.
  • Rogers Group Inc. – Hopkinsville Aggregate – 50,889 man hours.
  • Vulcan Construction Materials LLC – Central Mine – 69,695 man hours.
  • Midland Powder, LLC – 72,530 man hours.
  • Rogers Group Inc. – Jefferson County Stone – 83,690 man hours.
  • Rogers Group Inc. – Bullitt County Stone – 87,026 man hours.
  • Mine Equipment & Mill Supply Co. – 132,831 man hours.
  • Pine Bluff Sand & Gravel Co. – Cumberland River Quarry – 206,071 man hours.