The AEU Safety Awards program recognizes the strongest safety programs in the maritime industry.
San Diego, California – LEAD, an industry leader for skilled trade workforce development and placement announces it has been awarded a 2022 AEU National
Safety Award for the company’s strong commitment to safety in the workplace.
The American Equity Underwriters, Inc., the leading provider of workers’ compensation for waterfront employers, presents the AEU Safety Awards each year to its best performing members nationwide.
LEAD President Mark Curtiss, says, “This is a significant honor to have our company chosen as a recipient of AEU’s annual safety award. It clearly has been a team effort— from LEAD Marine Division Account Manager Alan Biliti and the LEAD Marine team on the front line in the yards to our Tampa Bay Office Operations Manager Chelsea Deal, and the AEU loss control team—ensuring that we get our injured employees back to work in a timely manner.”
Eligibility for the awards is based on the frequency and severity of workers’ compensation incidents for the prior calendar year, as well as safety-related metrics
determined by AEU’s loss control team.
“We’re honored to say that the AEU Safety Award winners are the safest companies in the industry,” said Jimmy Burgin, senior vice president and director of loss control at AEU. “It’s a direct result of the dedication that everyone brings to work every day. The supervisors, safety staff, and employees work hard to create award-winning safety programs worthy of recognition.”
With its headquarters in Tampa, Florida, LEAD operates 12 regional offices servicing industrial, commercial construction, renewable energy, and marine skilled trades resource organizations. For more information, visit www.leadstaff.com.