The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) announced 16 Crane Operator Safety Awards during its 2016 Annual Conference, April 26-30, at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek, Orlando, Fla. This award is presented to certified crane operators who exhibit exemplary work achievements while accumulating 10,000 consecutive man-hours and recording zero accidents and incidents. Winners represent six different companies:
Barnhart, Memphis, Tenn. – Allen Graham
Custom Service Crane, Inc., Fisher, Ill. – Derek Malcom, Johnnie Morgan, Mathew Dittbenner and Shawn Shelby
Dun-Rite Specialized Carriers, Bronx, N.Y. – Lynard Smith
JK Crane, Kenvil, N.J. – Otto Gauweiler
Magnum Crane Service, Federal Way, Wash. – Adrian Burger and Nick Pederson
Mountain Crane Service, Salt Lake City, Utah – Jordan Patterson, Craig Hall, Parker Chapman, Chad Pruett, Jordan Goff, Jack Roberts and Jerry Stothers
The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) is an international trade association of more than 1,300 members from 46 nations. Members are involved in specialized transportation, machinery moving and erecting, industrial maintenance, millwrighting and crane and rigging operations, manufacturing and rental. SC&RA helps members run more efficient and safer businesses by monitoring and affecting pending legislation and regulatory policies at the state and national levels; researching and reporting on safety concerns and best business practices; and providing four yearly forums where these and other relevant member issues can be advanced.