Pasadena, Texas, June 21, 2016 – Turner Industries Crane, Rigging and Specialized Transportation Division recently received the Gold Excellence Safety Award from the Houston Business Roundtable. This award represents “Best in Class Performance” in the General Large Contractor category.
The Houston Business Roundtable represents the owners association from which the Houston Area Safety Council was born. Turner received two nominations for the General Contractor Large category. Marathon Galveston Bay Refinery (GBR) management and ExxonMobil Baytown management nominated Turner Industries because of their outstanding safety performance in 2015. An extensive safety audit was conducted in early 2016 by Houston Business Roundtable members at the Marathon GBR site. The audit team was composed of seven different auditors from top companies in the industry, their focus being to identify and evaluate practices which create a culture that keeps employees safe.
Pictured left to right are: Wayne Oswald, executive director, Houston Business Roundtable; Gabe Strybos, Turner Equipment Division sales; Joe Pruitt, Turner Equipment Division Sales; Darrel King, Turner corporate safety manager; Jerry Brent, Turner crane and rigging safety manager-Houston; Dustynn Otwell, Turner crane and rigging dispatcher-Houston; David Guitrau, Turner crane and rigging area safety manager and President & CEO Luis Aguilar, Houston Area Safety Council.