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2011 Asphalt Operations Safety Innovations

This award recognizes companies that develop innovative ideas or achieve practical outcomes leading to improved worker safety in a roadway, plant site or quarry environment, and whose safety practices are above and beyond normal safety practices. Congratulations to NAPA's 2011 award recipients.

 


WINNER
Tilcon New York Inc., an Oldcastle Materials Co.
Wharton, N.J.

Tilcon

 

 

Received the award for its work with Fall Protection Systems Corporation in developing “The Possum,” a telescoping, portable, skid-mounted fall-protection system.


 
  
  
VirginiaWINNER 
Virginia Paving Co., a division of The Lane Construction Corp.
Stafford, Va.

For the invention of a dump truck bed access rack that allows truck drivers to safely enter their dump truck beds for cleaning.


 
FINALIST
IA Construction Corp.
Franklin, Pa.

Received recognition for a channelizer fork that can move a channelizer or a similar traffic control device on and off the roadway, keeping workers farther away from traffic.


FINALIST
IA Construction Corp.
Franklin, Pa.

Its crusher bar handler tool, enables employees to lift, move and turn extremely heavy crusher bars with a loader instead of manually.


FINALIST 
Payne and Dolan Inc.
Gladstone, Mich.

For its cone and barrel mover, which attaches to the front of a paver and moves traffic control devices out of the paving area.


FINALIST 
Payne and Dolan Inc.
Waukesha, Wis.

Its employee-centered safety program empowers employees to review accident trends, help solve safety concerns, and set safety goals for their peers.

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