Bollinger Shipyards Inc.
reports that it continues to
achieve safety milestones changing the culture of shipyard safety awareness at its
U.S. based facilities.
In the last
quarter, Bollinger facilities at Algiers and Lockport New Construction both
surpassed one year without a lost time accident (LTA), the Lockport, La.-based
company says. Of the many program achievements this year, the Bollinger
Fourchon facility reached 10 years without a LTA, and the Bollinger Marine
Fabricators’ facility reached 2.75 million man-hours worked without a LTA. Achieving
these significant accomplishments, the company says, reinforces its commitment
to provide world-class performance levels in all aspects of compliance at its 12
On April 5,
2011, Bollinger was presented the 2010 “Award for Excellence in Safety” by the
Shipbuilders Council of America (SCA). The Award for Excellence in Safety is
given to member companies who have an end-of year total recordable incident
rate (TRIR) below the average SCA rate. This was the sixth consecutive year
that Bollinger facilities received this award.
“Congratulations to our dedicated employees on
their efforts in making Bollinger one of the safest shipyards in America,” said
Chris Bollinger, Bollinger’s
executive vice president of new construction, in a company press release.
is committed to safety of its workforce, support for our community, and respect
for the environment,” said Ben Bordelon, executive vice president of repair during
a recent managers meeting.
says it attributes its success in its safety program to its employees,
contractors, as well as its diverse customer base, a robust inspection program,
a focus on continuous improvement, and training. Bollinger says its safety program
is targeted to continue to raise the bar on health, safety, and environmental compliance
and provide a safe work environment for employees, contractors and their