Tomlinson Sewer / Watermain Division Recognized for Zero Lost Time Injuries in 2016

Ottawa, ON

Tomlinson has won its fifth President’s Award from the Infrastructure Health & Safety Association (IHSA). This time, the company’s Sewer / Watermain Division received the recognition for 250,000 hours completed with no lost time injuries in 2016. The Sewer / Watermain division joins Tomlinson’s Environmental Services, Waste Management , Ready Mix and and RWT division which includes aggregate/trucking/asphalt plants/garage/City and Highway Civil operating units.

“This award reflects the commitment to Safety – one of our Core Values – and the efforts of the workers and management of the Sewer / Watermain Division,” said Chris Keeping, Director of Health and Safety, Tomlinson. “This type of award that recognizes zero lost time injuries is a fundamental indicator of the overall strength of the Tomlinson Health and Safety program.”

“We care deeply about the safety of our workers and the public and are proud to have received it in five of our divisions in 2016,” Keeping added.

The IHSA President’s Award is given to any firm for 250,000 hours worked without a lost-time injury. IHSA offers skills-based training, auditing, and evaluation to companies in construction, surface mining, utilities and transportation. It is recognized by the Ministry of Labour, the Ministry of Transportation, the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, and the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board as designated trainers and consultants.

About Tomlinson Group

Ralph Tomlinson founded R.W. Tomlinson Cartage in 1952 with one single-axle dump truck. Incorporated in 1969, the company is now a leader in transportation infrastructure and environmental services throughout Eastern Canada. Providing a comprehensive range of products and services in quarrying, construction, trucking and environmental industries, Tomlinson delivers the highest standard of quality and value to its customers. Investment in its people, processes, resources and equipment has earned Tomlinson a reputation for excellence, integrity, innovation and teamwork.

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