Herndon, Virginia—March 31, 2022—The National Insulation Association (NIA) announced Gribbins Insulation as a Platinum winner of the 2021 Safety Excellence Award in conjunction with its 66th Annual Convention, San Antonio, Texas, March 30–April 1, 2022. Gribbins President Brian Willett was honored to accept the award in person on behalf of the entire Gribbins team.
NIA’s Safety Excellence Award is the only national award for outstanding safety performance in the mechanical insulation industry. NIA created the award program more than a decade ago to recognize top companies that have established structured safety programs to ensure the well-being of their employees and create safe working environments.
NIA’s Safety Excellence Award program honors four levels of excellence: Platinum, Gold, Silver, and Bronze for Associates (Manufacturers), Contractors, Distributors/Fabricators, and Metal Building Laminators.
NIA’s Executive Vice President/CEO Michele M. Jones said, “Safety is an enduring cornerstone of our industry, and we are extremely proud to welcome 3 new applicants and to honor 30 Platinum winners, 9 Gold winners, 2 Silver winners, and 4 Bronze winners this year. Each one of these NIA member companies prioritizes a culture of safety and seeks to make continuous improvements to their program. The growing number of Platinum winners is a testament to the value of their continued participation and growth stemming from the STAR Report.”
Throughout the judging process, applicant companies remain anonymous and winners are evaluated on the basis of their overall safety program, means of communication, and safety policy. All applicant companies receive an individualized and detailed Safety Training Analysis Results (STAR) Report™. The STAR Report includes personalized recommendations based on each applicant’s answers to the application questions.