APA - The Engineered Wood Association

2010 Safety & Health Award Winners

LP, Nashville, Tennessee and Canfor-LP OSB Limited Partnership, Fort St. John, British Columbia won Safest Company Awards in their respective categories while Georgia-Pacific Wood Products LLC, Camden, Texas, earned the coveted Innovation in Safety Award in the 2010 Safety and Health Awards Program sponsored annually by APA for the structural wood panel and engineered wood products industry. 

LP, a leading North American manufacturer of structural wood panels and engineered wood products, earned top honors among companies with four or more mills with a 2010 average Weighted Incident Rate (WIR) of 1.20. Canfor-LP, which produces oriented strand board, won its award in the category for companies with three or fewer mills. The company posted a perfect 0.00 WIR for 2010. 

Georgia-Pacific’s Camden plywood mill took the innovation prize for developing a behavior-based program called the STARS Card Program. Since it's implementation four years ago, the facility-wide incident rate at the plant has decreased from 2.12 to .33. Read the full story. 

2010 Award Winners

INNOVATION IN SAFETY AWARD
Georgia-Pacific Wood Products LLC -- Camden, Texas: STARS Card Program
SAFEST COMPANY AWARDS
   Avg. WIR Avg. TIR
LP
(Companies with four or more mills)
1.20 0.43
Canfor-LP OSB Limited Partnership
(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 -- Panguipulli, Chile 350,622 0.0 0.0
2nd Norbord -- Nacogdoches, Texas 301,566 0.0 0.0
3rd LP -- Roxboro, North Carolina 293,758 0.0 0.0
Division II (Over 400,000 Hours) Hours WIR TIR
1st Norbord -- Cordele, Georgia 431,013 0.0 0.0
2nd Georgia-Pacific Wood Products LLC --
Prosperity, South Carolina
632,003 0.32 0.32
3rd Georgia-Pacific Wood Product LLC --
Corrigan, Texas
930,869 0.43 0.43
THREE-YEAR SAFETY AWARD (2008-2010)
Division I (Under 400,000 Hours) Avg. Hours Avg. WIR Avg. TIR
LP -- Panguipulli, Chile 336,310 0.0 0.0
Division II (Over 400,000 Hours) Avg. Hours Avg. WIR Avg. TIR
Georgia-Pacific Wood Product LLC --
Corrigan, Texas
933,729 1.64 0.36
SAFETY IMPROVEMENT AWARD
Division I (Under 400,000 Hours) 2008 WIR 2009 WIR 2010 WIR
LP -- Newberry, Michigan
100% Improvement
8.18 4.78 0.00
2008 TIR 2009 TIR 2010 TIR
0.82 0.96 0.00
Division II (Over 400,000 Hours) 2008 WIR 2009 WIR 2010 WIR
Louisiana-Pacific Canada Ltd. --
Golden, British Columbia
100% Improvement
8.75 0.58 0.48
2008 TIR 2009 TIR 2010 TIR
0.87 0.58 0.48
INCIDENT FREE HONOR SOCIETY
   Hours WIR TIR
Norbord -- Cordele, Georgia 431,013 0.0 0.0
LP -- Panguipulli, Chile 350,622
0.0 0.0
Norbord -- Nacogdoches, Texas 301,566 0.0 0.0
LP -- Roxboro, North Carolina 293,758 0.0 0.0
LP -- Carthage, Texas 282,656 0.0 0.0
Canfor-LP OSB Limited Partnership --
Fort St. John, British Columbia
278,017
0.0 0.0
LP -- Tomahawk, Wisconsin
233,353
0.0 0.0
Louisiana-Pacific Canada Ltd. --
Maniwaki, Quebec
221,719 0.0 0.0
LP -- Newberry, Michigan 213,882
0.0 0.0
LP -- Two Harbors, Minnesota 212,935
0.0 0.0
Louisiana-Pacific Canada Ltd. --
Minitonas, Manitoba
210,031
0.0 0.0
LP -- Houlton, Maine
140,600
0.0 0.0
LP -- Wilmington, North Carolina
137,668
0.0 0.0
Anthony Forest Products Co. --
El Dorado, Arkansas
122,057
0.0 0.0
Anthony EACOM Inc. --
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
115,219
0.0 0.0
LP -- Red Bluff, California
112,558
0.0 0.0
Abitibi-LP Engineered Wood, Inc. --
Saint Prime, Quebec
103,120
0.0 0.0
Anthony Forest Products Co. --
Washington, Georgia
82,545
0.0 0.0
Rosboro -- Springfield, Oregon 70,915
0.0 0.0
Calvert Company, Inc. --
Vancouver, Washington
67,590
0.0 0.0
Stark Truss Company, Inc. --
Beach City, Ohio
43,073
0.0 0.0

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