by Hugh Hoagland
March 16, 2010
"Safety Council awards
The North Dakota Safety Council recognized several North Dakota companies, that displayed exemplary safety performance throughout 2009, during its annual Occupational Safety and Health Awards Banquet on Feb. 3 in Fargo.
Friend of Safety and Health: Given to individuals or organizations making significant contributions that lead to a safer community and environment outside of their usual course of employment.
Interstate Seed and Trihydro Corporation.
Lifesaver Award: Awarded to individuals who have acted above and beyond the call of duty to assist and/or rescue another individual(s).
Recipients: Jeff Hawn; and Gary Sanders, Emmons County Sheriff’s Department.
Occupational Safety Merit Award: This award is given to companies showing an incidence rate which is equal or less than the national average in its North American Industrial Classification System code.
Recipients: Baker Boy Bake Shop, Inc., Basin Electric Power Cooperative, Bureau of Reclamation, Cardinal IG, Corval Group, Dan’s Supermarket, Inc.-Corporate Office, Dan’s Supermarket, Inc.-Dan’s No. 1, Dan’s Supermarket, Inc.-Dan’s No. 2, Dan’s Supermarket Inc.-Dan’s No. 4, Grotberg Electric, Inc., Infinity Windows, Integrity Windows-Fargo, Integrity Windows-West Fargo, John Deere Seeding Group-Valley City, Marvin Windows and Doors, Monsanto, Montana Dakota Utilities-Great Plains Natural Gas, Ottertail Power Company, Otter Tail Power-Coyote Station and Trihydro Corporation.
Outstanding Safety Professional of the Year: One award presented annually to an individual who has been instrumental in the development and implementation of safety programs that increase the safety of an organization or the community.
Recipient: Lynn Beiswanger, Basin Electric Power Cooperative."