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2016 Mill Performance Safety Awards Announced by NELMA

NELMA is pleased to announce this year’s safety awards based upon 2016 performance records submitted by Association members.Header - Safety Program  Awards are given to the top mill performers in three categories; Sawmill Operations, Planer Mill Operations, and Combined Operations.  Division levels 1 through 5 are based on total man-hour ranges to recognize safety efforts among small to large mill operations.

Receiving Top Honors for Combined Operations:

  • Brojack Lumber, Scott Township, PA – Division 1 (1 to 25,000 man-hours)
  • Hammond Lumber, Belgrade, ME – Division 2 (25,001 to 50,000 man-hours)
  • Limington Lumber, East Baldwin, ME – Division 3 (50,001 to 100,000 man-hours)
  • Pleasant River Pine, Hancock, ME – Division 4 (100,001 to 150,000 man-hours)
  • Irving Forest Products, Ashland, ME – Division 5 (150,001+ man-hours)

Receiving Top Honors for Sawmill Operation:

  • Brojack Lumber, Scott Township, PA – Division 1 (1 to 25,000 man-hours)
  • Limington Lumber, East Baldwin, ME – Division 2 (25,001 to 50,000 man-hours)
  • Pleasant River Pine, Hancock, ME – Division 3 (50,001 to 75,000 man-hours)
  • King Forest Industries, Wentworth, NH – Division 4 (75,001 to 100,000 man-hours)
  • Irving Forest Products, Ashland, ME – Division 5 (100,000+ man-hours)

Receiving Top Honors for Planer Mill Operation:

  • Lovell Lumber, Lovell, ME – Division 1 (1 to 25,000 hours)
  • Limington Lumber, East Baldwin, ME – Division 2 (25,001 to 50,000)
  • Irving Forest Products, Ashland, ME – Division 3 (50,001 to 75,000)
  • King Forest Industries, Wentworth, NH – Division 4 (75,001 to 100,000)
  • Irving Forest Products, Dixfield, ME – Division 5 (100,001+ man-hours)

A total of 15 mills reported an accident-free year for their employees in combined sawmill and planer operations!

For a complete list of top performers in each category and division, Click here to view our 2016 Safety Awards brochure.