Safety Awards Program In Longview

Safety success in the industrial workplace was the focus of an awards ceremony in Longview today.

Today at Pinecrest country club, representatives for 19 east Texas businesses were recognized for reducing, and in some cases, eliminating workplace accidents in 2005.

The program is sponsored by the safety council of east Texas, and OSHA officials also attended. OSHA officials say safer workplaces translate into real benefits for businesses.

Those who received awards today were: Baker tank company-Altech, Bass engineering, Bemis Longview, Inc. , Brock services, Ltd, CBI-Howe Baker engineers, Ltd , Environmental Analytics, Inc., Cox construction company, Inc., Flanders electric, Inc., Gregg industrial insulators, Inc. ,HRI, Inc. , Joyce Crane,  Merico abatement contractors, Inc. , Norit Americas, Inc.,  Patton's service company, Inc. , Pumping services, Inc.,  Railserve, Inc.,  Rescar, Inc.,  The J.W. Green contractors, Inc.,  Vinson process controls, LP .

Bob Hallmark, reporting.