LAS VEGAS - During an awards ceremony held during the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) 33rd Annual Conference, ACCA contractor-members were recognized as members of the ACCA 2001 Safety Masters Club for their exemplary safety records.

For contractors to qualify for the 2001 Safety Masters Program, companies must be an ACCA member, submit a questionnaire which includes an experience modification factor of less than 1.2, and a completed copy of their OSHA Log 200 for the year 2000, if the company experienced any lost time accidents.

Sponsored by CNA Insurance, Safety Masters Club members are eligible to win

one of the following prizes:

  • CNA Fleet Safety Award and $500 prize, which is awarded to an ACCA

    contractor-member company with the best fleet safety record on CNA's ACCA

    Property-Casualty Program;

  • P&H Marketing Group Safety Award of Excellence and $200 ACCA Store Gift Certificate, which is given to four ACCA contractor-member companies with perfect safety records (i.e., no lost time accidents); and

  • ACCA Safety Award of Merit and $100 ACCA Store Gift Certificate, which is given to four ACCA contractor-member companies with the best lost time incident rate record for the reporting period for the for reporting categories.

The 2001 CNA Fleet Safety Award goes to: Howard Lipman, CEO, Indoor Comfort Group, Inc., Nashville, Tenn.

The 2000 P & H Marketing Safety Award of Excellence goes to the following contractors:

0 - 60,000 Man Hours

Bay Temperature Control, Bay Town, Texas

60,001 - 100,000 Man Hours

Jackson and Sons, Dudley, N.C.

100,001 - 200,000 Man Hours

Thayer Group, Auburn, Maine

Over 200,001 Man Hours

Fitzgerald Contractors, Shreveport, La.

ACCA's Safety Award of Merit goes to the following contractors:

0 - 60,000 Man Hours

Finney Refrigeration, Canton, Ohio

60,001 - 100,000 Man Hours

Falk Technical Service Corporation, New York, N.Y.

100,001 - 200,000 Man Hours

Tempo Mechanical Services, Carrollton, Texas

Over 200,001 Man Hours

Robinson Mechanical, Boulder, Colo.