Click here for photos from the 2019 Safety & Health Awards Banquet.

 

ADVANCED SAFETY CERTIFICATE
Awarded to individuals who fulfilled all requirements for the Advanced Safety Certificate program – a program designed to maximize a person’s effectiveness as a safety leader and help them establish best safety practices.
Dustin Austin, North Dakota Safety Council – Bismarck, ND
Tracie Demianiuk – West Fargo, ND
Torey Hoggarth, Red River Commodities – Fargo, ND
Tim Krous, Minnkota Power Cooperative – Center, ND
Bob Laughlin, Bakken Transload – Ross, ND
Elliot Welker – Fargo, ND
Daniel Winter, Fullerton Farmers Elevator – Ellendale, ND

 

WORKPLACE SAFETY MERIT AWARD
Given to member companies showing an Experience Modification Rate (EMR) below 1, for the year 2018.
Barr Engineering, Co. – Bismarck Office
Bartlett & West, Inc. – Bismarck, ND
Bayer Crop Science – West Fargo, ND
Community Contractors, Inc. – Grand Forks, ND
Ellingson Companies – Harwood, ND
Farmers Union Oil of Southern Valley – Fairmount, ND
Flint Hills Resources Pine Bend – West Fargo, ND
Food Management Investors, Inc. – Minot, ND
Home On The Range – Sentinel Butte, ND
Motor Coach Industries – Pembina, ND Manufacturing Facility
Savage – EMI & Threading – Trenton, ND
Savage – Pipe Yard – Trenton, ND
Savage – Trenton Railport – Trenton, ND
Savage – Water Solutions – Midvale, UT
S-O-S, Inc. – Duluth, MN
Sun Electric, Inc. – Fargo, ND
Trihydro Corporation – Bismarck, ND
Vector Construction, Inc. – West Fargo, ND
Wanzek Construction, Inc. – West Fargo, ND
Whiting Petroleum Corporation, Northern Rockies – Belfield, ND

 

OUTSTANDING SAFETY INSTRUCTOR
Given to a safety instructor, or organization, who has taught a significant number of courses or students for the North Dakota Safety Council, as an employee, volunteer, contracted instructor, or a sub-agent, using National Safety Council courses or Operation Lifesaver materials. This person or organization has shown true dedication to improving safety in North Dakota, as well as received high marks on their training style.
Jason Balvik – West Fargo Police Department – West Fargo, ND
Duane Bergeson – Bismarck, ND
Peggy Brown, Marathon Oil Company – Dickinson, ND
Tracy Brumfield – Edgeley, ND
Ben Dahl, Canadian Pacific Police Service – Minot, ND
Todd Fjeldahl, Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch – Minot, ND
Kerri Gortmaker, BNSF Railway – Fargo, ND
Bradley Hankins, E&M Services – Alexander, ND
Jodie Hill – Bismarck, ND
Kelly Leben – Bismarck, ND
Justin Maus, Canadian Pacific Police Service – Minot, ND
Michael McCloud, Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch – Minot, ND
Darrell Michalenko – Minot, ND
Ann Millerbernd – Minot, ND
Tammy Moreno, Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch – Minot, ND
Aaron Moss, City of Minot – Minot, ND
Daniel Nelson, Steel Energy – Williston, ND
North Dakota Highway Patrol – Bismarck, ND
Francisco Romero, Youngquist Brothers Oil and Gas – Alexander, ND
Zachary Schwartz, Williston Police Department – Williston, ND
Rich Simmons, FBS Consulting – Minot, ND
Robin Stephens, ND DOT – State Fleet – Bismarck, ND
Robert Tubbs, KLJ – Bismarck, ND
Bill Vasicek – Grand Forks, ND

 

SAFE DRIVER DIVISION 1
Recognizes drivers with at least three years of experience operating a company vehicle and 100,000 miles incident free.
Altendorf Trucking – Minto, N.D.
Mark Kilichowski
Mark Lind
Mike Momerak
Lance Solberg

 

STAR DRIVER DIVISION 2
Recognizes drivers with at least 10 years of experience operating a company vehicle and 1,000,000 miles incident free.
Altendorf Trucking – Minto, N.D.
John Mattson

 

COMMUNITY ADVANCEMENT AWARD
This award is given to member organizations who have shown a commitment to safety through community engagement and exemplary on and off the job safety programs.
Bayer Crop Science – West Fargo, ND
Community Contractors, Inc. – Grand Forks, ND
Trihydro Corporation – Laramie, WY

 

SAFETY IMPROVEMENT AWARD
Given to member companies who have shown a 50% decrease in their OSHA incidence rate from the previous year.
Bayer US Crop Science – West Fargo, ND
Community Contractors, Inc. – Grand Forks, ND
Comstock Construction – Wahpeton, ND
Medora Corporation – Dickinson, ND

 

SAFETY MANAGEMENT EXCELLENCE AWARD
Given to member companies who exhibit leadership qualities where safety expectations are clear, safety activities are supported financially, the leader is involved in key safety decisions and is positive about other’s safety efforts – creating a caring company culture.
Bayer Crop Science, West Fargo, ND
Interstate Companies, Inc. – Minneapolis, MN

 

LIFESAVER AWARD
These individuals went above and beyond the call of duty to assist and/or rescue another individual.
Addie Gross, Watford City, ND
Bailey Nations, Watford City, ND
Nicholas Pavek, Watford City, ND