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2008 Safety & Health Award Winners

RoyOMartin, Alexandria, La., has won the Innovation in Safety Award while Anthony Forest Products Company, El Dorado, Ark., and LP, Nashville, Tenn., each earned Safest Company Awards in their respective categories in the latest and newly reorganized Safety and Health Awards Program sponsored annually by APA for the structural wood panel and engineered wood products industry.

A total of 19 mills representing five APA member companies—LP, Georgia-Pacific Wood Products LLC, Norbord, Anthony Forest Products Company, and Roseburg Forest Products Co.—also earned awards in various other categories of the 2008 program.

Begun in 1982, the awards program honors the managements and employees of companies and mills with the lowest severity-weighted incidence rates based on guidelines established by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Read the full story.

2008 Award Winners

INNOVATION IN SAFETY AWARD
RoyOMartin -- Alexandria, LA: Winning with Wellness Program
SAFEST COMPANY AWARDS
   Avg. WIR Avg. TIR
LP
(Companies with four or more mills)
4.69 0.86
Anthony Forest Products Company
(Companies with three or fewer mills)
0.0 0.0
ANNUAL SAFETY AND HEALTH HONOR ROLL
Division I (Under 400,000 Hours) Hours WIR TIR
1st LP -- Carthage, Texas
340,794 0.0 0.0
2nd LP -- Panguipulli, Chile 337,343 0.0 0.0
3rd LP -- Sagola, Michigan
312,821 0.0 0.0
Division II (Over 400,000 Hours) Hours WIR TIR
1st Georgia-Pacific Wood Products LLC --
Emporia, Virginia
831,718 0.0 0.0
2nd Georgia-Pacific Wood Products LLC --
Cleveland, Texas
784,717 0.25 0.25
3rd Georgia-Pacific Wood Product LLC --
Warm Springs, Georgia
523,391 0.38 0.38
THREE-YEAR SAFETY AWARD (2006-2008)
Division I (Under 400,000 Hours) Avg. Hours Avg. WIR Avg. TIR
LP -- Athens, Georgia
290,033 0.00 0.00
Division II (Over 400,000 Hours) Avg. Hours Avg. WIR Avg. TIR
Georgia-Pacific Wood Products LLC --
Madison, Georgia
890,684 1.13 0.23
SAFETY IMPROVEMENT AWARD
Division I (Under 400,000 Hours) 2008 WIR 2007 WIR 2006 WIR
Norbord -- La Sarre, Quebec
100% Improvement
0.00 16.15 38.86
2008 TIR 2007 TIR 2006 TIR
0.00 4.21 5.18
Division II (Over 400,000 Hours) 2008 WIR 2007 WIR 2006 WIR
Georgia-Pacific Wood Product LLC --
Warm Springs, Georgia
93.69% Improvement
0.38 5.65 6.06
2008 TIR 2007 TIR 2006 TIR
0.38 0.57 1.65
INCIDENT FREE HONOR SOCIETY
   Hours WIR TIR
Georgia-Pacific Wood Products LLC --
Emporia, Virginia
831,718 0.00 0.00
LP -- Carthage, Texas 340,794 0.00 0.00
Louisiana-Pacific Chile S.A., --
Panguipulli, Chile
337,343 0.00 0.00
LP -- Sagola, Michigan 312,821 0.00 0.00
LP -- Roxboro, North Carolina 302,181 0.00 0.00
Louisiana-Pacific Chile S.A., --
Lautaro, Chile
273,153 0.00 0.00
Georgia-Pacific Wood Products LLC --
Duck Hill, Mississippi
270,748 0.00 0.00
LP -- Wilmington, North Carolina 268,330 0.00 0.00
Norbord -- Guntown, Mississippi
258,948 0.00 0.00
LP -- Tomahawk, Wisconsin 256,226 0.00 0.00
LP -- Athens, Georgia 229,177 0.00 0.00
Norbord -- La Sarre, Quebec 217,597 0.00 0.00
Roseburg Forest Products Co. --
Riddle, Oregon
214,636 0.00 0.00
Anthony Forest Products Co. --
El Dorado, Arkansas
156,918 0.00 0.00
Georgia-Pacific Wood Products LLC --
Ocala, Florida
155,718 0.00 0.00
Anthony Forest Products Co. --
Washingto, Georgia
110,953 0.00 0.00

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