F.E. Moran Special Hazard Systems Honored with TRMA Safety Award

TRMA safety award

On April 7, 2016, the Three River Manufacturer’s Association (TRMA) awarded F.E. Moran Special Hazard Systems the 2015 Safety Recognition Award.  They were honored for working at TRMA plants without an injury.  TRMA was established in 1933 with the objective of promoting safety through strategic training.  TRMA began their Safety Center in 1993 to provide hands-on training to contractors in the industry.  The Safety Center has reduced injury rates by 83%.  In 2015, TRMA facilities had an incidence rate of .36, with hundreds of their companies working injury free.  OSHA’s recordable incident rate for the manufacturing industry was 4.0 in 2015 and 3.8 for specialty trades.

F.E. Moran Special Hazard Systems has a service contract with TRMA plant, AkzoNobel.  AkzoNobel began in 1994 to produce, market, and distribute chemicals.  They now have 450 locations throughout the United States.

F.E. Moran Special Hazard Systems provides turn-key solutions for heavy industrial, chemical, and power plants.  They strive for 0 incidents on all jobs.  With a dedicated Safety Department, safety meetings, toolbox talks, and JSA’s, safety is a priority for F.E. Moran Special Hazard Systems.  Their Experience Modification Rate (EMR) of .56 is a record setting low for the Moran Group.  The EMR is a rating insurance company’s use to look at injury ratings and the chance of risk.  The lower the EMR, the lower the insurance premiums for worker compensation.

Since 1979, F.E. Moran Special Hazard Systems has made safety a priority while protecting, chemical, heavy industrial, and power plants from fire.  They have an established safety program with the goal of zero incidents.  Their program includes job hazard analysis, electrical safety, fire protection, fall protection, and personal protective equipment.  The safety department conducts weekly safety meetings and every new field employee must go through a comprehensive safety training.   

F.E. Moran Awarded Lake County Contractor's Association 2016 Safety Award

LCCA 2016 Safety Award - F.E. Moran

Northbrook, IL – F.E. Moran is proud to have accepted the LCCA Safety Award for Division 500,001+ hours worked with zero lost time due to injury

 or illness.  The award has five categories:  Division 1, 0-25,000 hours; Division 2, 25,001-50,000 hours; Division 3, 50,001-100,000 hours; Division 4, 100,001-500,000; and Division 5, 500,001+ hours.  To be considered, contractors needed to have zero lost time injuries/illness or have the best OSHA lost time injury/illness rate in their division. 

The Lake County Contractors Association (LCCA) is a leader in the construction industry in Lake County.  The LCCA helps members keep up with construction trends and have a voice in government affairs.  Their main objective is to promote union construction and growth in Illinois.  The LCCA safety awards are a way for the association to reward construction professionals for performing their jobs safely and promoting a safe environment for those around them.

Charlotte Flesher, Vice President of F.E. Moran said, “Safety is not something that just happens.  All employees at F.E. Moran, in the field and office, work together to create a safe companywide environment.  We feel that when our staff is empowered to work in a safe environment, they will choose the safest plan of action.”

F.E. Moran has been a full-service mechanical contractor, providing heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems for the commercial, education, healthcare, industrial/manufacturing, and residential markets since 1957.  With their extensive experience and in-house design, fabrication, installation, and project management capabilities, they are the top mechanical contractor in the Chicagoland area.  For any inquiries regarding HVAC projects or mechanical services in the Chicago, Illinois area, call 847-498-4800.