Safety & Health Award Winners

PotlatchDeltic Corporation and Norbord Inc. won Safest Company Awards in their respective categories while the coveted Innovation in Safety Award went to two winners: Resolute-LP Engineered Wood of Larouche, Quebec, for the Equipment-Based Innovation Award, and Boise Cascade Company of Thorsby, Alabama, for the Jeff Wagner Process-Based Innovation Award.

PotlatchDeltic Corporation, which produces plywood at its mill in Idaho, won its award in the category for companies with three or fewer mills. The company posted a 0.47 WIR for 2020. Norbord Inc., an international producer of wood-based panels, earned top honors among companies with four or more mills, with a 2020 average Weighted Incident Rate (WIR) of 4.90.

The Larouche, Quebec, Resolute-LP Engineered Wood mill's "Miniature Nester" equipment innovation and the Thorsby, Alabama, Boise-Cascade Company mill's "Lock-Out Simulator Training Board" took top honors in the Innovation in Safety Award entries.

2020 Award Winners

INNOVATION IN SAFETY AWARD

Resolute-LP Engineered Wood—Larouche, Quebec: Equipment-Based Innovation Winner: Miniature Nester

Boise Cascade Company - Thorsby EWP—Thorsby, Alabama: Jeff Wagner Process-Based Innovation Winner: Lock Out Simulator Training Board

SAFEST COMPANY AWARDS
   Avg. WIR Avg. TIR
Norbord Inc.
(Companies with four or more mills)
4.90 0.84
PotlatchDeltic Corporation
(Companies with three or fewer mills)
0.47 0.47
ANNUAL SAFETY AND HEALTH HONOR ROLL
Division I (Plywood)   WIR TIR
1st PotlatchDeltic Corporation—
St. Maries, Idaho
  0.47 0.47
2nd Murphy Plywood Company—
Rogue River, Oregon
  0.94 0.94
Division II (OSB)   WIR TIR
1st LP Brasil—Ponta Grossa, Brazil   0.00 0.00
2nd

LP Chile S.A.—Lautaro, Chile

  0.00 0.00
Division III (Glulam, I-Joist and SCL)   WIR TIR
1st LP—Red Bluff, California   0.00 0.00
2nd

Anthony Forest Products Company, LLC—Washington, Georgia

  0.00 0.00
THREE-YEAR SAFETY AWARD (2018-2020)
Division I (Plywood)   Avg. WIR Avg. TIR
RoyOMartin—Chopin, Louisiana   2.24 0.54
Division II (OSB)   Avg. WIR Avg. TIR
Norbord Inc.—Nacogdoches, Texas   0.00 0.00
Division III (Glulam, I-Joist and SCL)   Avg. WIR Avg. TIR
Boise Cascade Company—White City, Oregon   1.82 0.91
SAFETY IMPROVEMENT AWARD (2018-2020)
Division I (Plywood) 2018 WIR 2019 WIR 2020 WIR
PotlatchDeltic Corporation—
St. Maries, Idaho
97.6% Improvement
19.37 0.83 0.47
2018 TIR 2019 TIR 2020 TIR
2.98 0.83 0.47
Division II (OSB) 2018 WIR 2019 WIR 2020 WIR
Norbord Inc.—
Joanna | Kinards, South Carolina
100% Improvement
6.43 0.70 0.00
2018 TIR 2019 TIR 2020 TIR
0.63 0.70 0.00
Division III (Glulam, I-Joist,
and SCL)
2018 WIR 2019 WIR 2020 WIR
LP—
Red Bluff, California
100% Improvement
18.30 0.00 0.00
2018 TIR 2019 TIR 2020 TIR
1.83 0.00 0.00
INCIDENT FREE HONOR SOCIETY
   PRODUCT WIR TIR

Anthony Forest Products Company, LLC
Washington, Georgia

Glulam 0.00 0.00

LP Brasil
Ponta Grossa, Brazil

OSB 0.00 0.00

LP Chile S.A.
Lautaro, Chile

OSB 0.00 0.00

LP
Red Bluff, California

IJ 0.00 0.00

LP
Tomahawk, Wisconsin

OSB 0.00 0.00

LP
Two Harbors, Minnesota

OSB 0.00 0.00

Norbord Inc.
Grande Prairie, Alberta

OSB 0.00 0.00

Norbord Inc.
Guntown, Mississippi

OSB 0.00 0.00

Norbord Inc.
Joanna | Kinards, South Carolina

OSB 0.00 0.00

Norbord Inc.
Nacogdoches, Texas

OSB 0.00 0.00

Resolute-LP Engineered Wood
Larouche, Quebec

IJ 0.00 0.00

 


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