Superior Boiler Works Inc., Hutchinson, Kan., recently achieved 1,000 consecutive days without a lost-time accident.
According to company leaders, the team at Superior has emphasized and prioritized safety over the past several years. The company formed working committees with members from all areas of the company, and the team credits these committees with contributing substantially to the safety program’s success. The company, which manufactures Scotch Marine and vertical firetube boilers for process steam and waste heat recovery, holds monthly safety training sessions and an active safety committee.
“This is a significant milestone for any manufacturer,” Superior Boiler Works CEO Doug Wright said. “It doesn’t happen without making improvements where necessary based on employee input, focus and attention on details, and hard work.”