Southwest Shipyard LP, a leading provider of vessel repair, refurbishing, new construction and cleaning services to the marine industry, was awarded multiple safety awards, two years now running, at the Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA) general membership meeting on April 23rd, 2015 in Washington, D.C. More than 85 maritime member representatives from across the country were on hand. These safety awards represent the SCA member’s commitment to keeping maritime workers safe on the job.
SCA was quoted as saying:
Through their proactive approaches and dedication to improved worker health and safety, these member companies have demonstrated their initiative& leadership. Southwest Shipyard was awarded both the award for Excellence in safety and the Award for Improvement in Safety Performance.
The criteria for the Excellence in Safety award-
Companies are eligible for this award if they submit all quarterly SCA safety surveys, have no fatalities throughout the current year and have a recordable rate (TRIR) below the SCA average.We are pleased to announce that Southwest Shipyard was awarded the Excellence in Safety Award for 2014.
The criteria for the Improvement in Safety Performance award-
Companies are eligible for this award if they submit all quarterly SCA safety surveys, have no fatalities throughout the current year and reduce their year on year TRIR by ten percent or more. We are pleased to announce that Southwest Shipyard was awarded the Improvement in Safety Performance Award for 2014.
About Southwest Shipyard, L.P. – Southwest Shipyard was formed in 1954 and today owns and operates four (4) shipyards in South Texas with direct deep water access to the Gulf of Mexico. The company provides gas freeing and cleaning services,topside and major repairs, surface preparation and painting, major conversion,renovation and new construction services to the entire marine industry. SouthwestShipyard currently can handle Inland and Offshore Barges, Boats, OSVs, Ferries andOffshore tugs. Learn more about Southwest Shipyard, L.P. at www.swslp.com.