EHS Today, a leading publication and resource for safety, health and industrial hygiene professionals in the manufacturing, construction, and service sectors, has named Honeywell Aerospace one of 2012 America’s Safest Companies.
According to EHS Today, 2012 America’s Safest Companies demonstrate support from management and employee involvement; provide innovative solutions to safety challenges; report injury and illness rates significantly lower than the average for their industries; support comprehensive training programs; believe that prevention of incidents is the cornerstone of the safety process; have integrated safety into their corporate culture and communicate the value of safety to employees and customers; and substantiate the benefits of the safety process.
Honeywell UK facilities achieved the Carbon Trust Standard for 2012-13. The Carbon Trust Standard (CTS), based in the United Kingdom, “certifies that an organisation has reduced energy consumption and carbon emissions, and demonstrates commitment to becoming a more sustainable business supporting a cleaner environment.” CTS certification supports our efforts with the UK Carbon Reduction Commitment. This is the second time Honeywell UK facilities have received this certification.
Honeywell Building Solutions won the “Energy Project of the Year” award from the Southern California Chapter of the Association of Energy Engineers for its smart grid project with Custom Building Products. Honeywell provides Custom Building Products with precise control over how its Bell, Calif., manufacturing facility uses energy.
Honeywell received the Occupational Safety & Health Administration’s (OSHA) Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) certification in 2012 for its Atlanta site. This designation recognizes employers who operate exemplary safety and health management systems.
Honeywell Aerospace received the 2012 Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) Worker Safety Excellence Awards in two sectors: Engine and Engine Parts and Space and Missiles.
Honeywell’s Specialty Materials plant in Seelze was honored by the German Chemical Industry Association in 2011 for its safety processes during the association’s responsible care competition.
In 2009, 2008, 2006 and 2005 Honeywell received the Governor’s Award of Honor in Minnesota, the state’s highest award in Occupational Safety, from the Minnesota Safety Council. Applicants are judged on several years of injury data as it compares with state and national statistics and on their progress in implementing a comprehensive safety program. In 2010, 2007 and 2004 Honeywell received the Governor’s Outstanding Achievement award and in 2002 and 2003 the Governor’s Meritorious Achievement award.
Honeywell Aerospace received the 2011 Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) Worker Safety Excellence Awards in three sectors: Engine and Engine Parts, Space and Missiles and Guidance and Communication.
The Mexicali Research and Technology Center received the “Industria Limpia” (Clean Industry) recognition given by the “Procuradoria Federal de Proteccion al Ambiente” (Federal Attorney for Environmental Protection) for October 26, 2010 to October 26, 2012.
Honeywell Utility Solutions, part of the company’s Building Solutions business unit, is one of six businesses in Hawaii honored with the state’s Green Business Award — given in recognition of outstanding green business practices. The Hawaii Green Business Award Program is a partnership between several state, county and city departments, as well as the Hawaii Chamber of Commerce.
Honeywell received Kentucky’s Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) certification in 2011. This designation recognizes employers who operate exemplary safety and health management systems.
Honeywell Aerospace received the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) Worker Safety Improvement Award for safety performance in 2008-2009 as the result of a 31% improvement in safety incident rates.
In July 2009, Honeywell received a “Green Award” from the City of Jersey City and the Jersey City Redevelopment Agency in recognition of our effort in the development of the Bayfront plan, a vibrant new “Live-Work-Play” community planned for the city’s west side. The Bayfront plan also was the recipient of the Smart Growth Award from the New Jersey Chapter of the American Planning Association in October 2008.
We received the Best Workplace for Recycling and Waste Reduction in 2009 from the King County Solid Waste Department in Seattle, Washington.
In May 2007 the American Chemistry Council (ACC) honored Maria Krysa, the Global Leader of Health, Safety, and Environmental Management Systems for Honeywell Specialty Materials, as 2007 Responsible Care Leader of the Year. The award is given to those who provide exceptional leadership in achieving improvement in environmental, health and safety performance beyond levels required by the U.S. government.
Honeywell received the Scottish Engineering Safety Award for 2006 for a lower incidence rate at its site in Newhouse, Scotland, than the industry average as specified by the Scottish Engineering Health and Safety Executive.
Honeywell Aerospace was awarded New Mexico’s highest safety and health honor – the “Zia Star” in October 2006 as part of the New Mexico Environment Department Occupational Health and Safety Bureau’s Voluntary Protection Program.
Honeywell’s plant in Freeport, Illinois, received the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) award in June 2006, for its outstanding accomplishments in the National Partnership for Environmental Priorities program as a result of reducing the use of mercury, lead and chromic acid in plant operations. At the award’s ceremony EPA’s assistant administrator for the Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response said the reduction of mercury is “worthy of national attention” and that Honeywell’s volunteering to enter the program was “collaboration instead of command and control.”
In 2006, the Puerto Rico Manufacturing Association awarded Honeywell Puerto Rico a Distinguished Safety Performance Award and a Meritorious Improvement Award for safety performance in 2005. The Distinguished Performance Award is granted to companies that achieve a recordable injury frequency rate of 90% below the national average for the professional/technical services industry. The Meritorious Safety Award is granted to companies that have achieved a reduction of 25% or more of recordable injury and illness compared to the previous year.
In February 2006, the company received the New Jersey State Safety Council’s highest award, the Beacon of Safety Award, for outstanding continuous commitment to safety.
Gent by Honeywell, based in Leicester UK, has been awarded the prestigious RoSPA Gold Occupational Health & Safety award for 2006. The RoSPA Occupational Health & Safety Awards are given to companies that have good health and safety management systems in place. They are sponsored by The National Examination Board in Occupational Safety & Health, the leading UK health and safety professional examining body.
Two Honeywell Aerospace businesses in Tucson, Arizona, received the 2006 Best Workplace for Commuters Award from EPA and the Pima Association of Governments. Award selection criteria included the businesses’ efforts to provide multiple commuting opportunities to employees, as well as employee participation in annual survey and transportation programs. The businesses also received the award in 2005.
A Honeywell site in Chihuahua, Mexico, scored 100 points of out 100 points, earning the prestigious Chihuahua Ecology Award. Abelardo Ayala, Honeywell Operations leader, was on hand to receive the award from Mexican President Vincent Fox and Chihuahua State Governor Jose Reyes in June 2006.
Two Honeywell businesses in Mexicali, Mexico, were recognized for exceptional performance in 2006, receiving the “Environmentally High Performance Program” recognition from the Mexican Environmental Protection Agency (State). The awards were based on waste reduction achievements.
In September 2005, the Honeywell Turbo plant in Mexicali, Mexico, was recognized by the Government of the State of Baja California and the Department of Ecology for its outstanding effort and results protecting the environment. The Mexicali plant was able to reduce its coolant waste by more than 280,000 liters since 2004.
In April 2005, Honeywell received the Leader in Industrial Waste Reduction Award in Redmond, Washington, for its efforts to voluntarily implement innovative pollution prevention strategies, significantly updating its pretreatment equipment and methods, and significantly reducing the amount of industrial waste being discharged to the county water system. Honeywell was the Industrial Waste program’s 2003 EnvirOvation Award winner.
In January 2005, Honeywell received the Landfill Methane Outreach Program (LMOP) “Project of the Year” award for 2004 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for an innovative landfill gas recovery initiative. The reduction in carbon dioxide air emissions over the life of the project will be equivalent to planting 5,544 square miles of trees. The award was presented to Honeywell in partnership with Enerdyne Power Systems and Waste Management, Inc.
Honeywell’s Consumer Products Group site in Newquay, UK, was awarded the 2005 Sword of Honour from the British Safety Council for outstanding results in health and safety. This was the 5th time the site achieved this prestigious accolade.
In Phoenix, Arizona, Honeywell received an award from the City of Phoenix for 100% Compliance with 2005 Pretreatment Requirements. The facility also received a special Environmental Excellence Award for 10 years of 100% Compliance with the federal Clean Water Act and the Industrial User Discharge Requirements.
Honeywell received the 2005 Hard Rock Reclamation Award for outstanding Voluntary Mine Reclamation at the Burlington Mine in Jamestown, Colorado. The award was given by the Colorado Mined Land Reclamation Board and Colorado Mining Association.
In Urbana, Ohio, we were acknowledged by the Springfield-Clark County Safety Council and the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Division of Safety & Hygiene with a Group Award for operating with the lowest incident rate in the safety council for 2005 and a Special Award for working in excess of four million hours without a lost workday injury.
Honeywell in Luton, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom received the 2005 RoSPA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents) highest honor, the Gold Health & Safety Award. The award recognizes excellence in health and safety performance by private and public sector organizations. Prior to an entry being accepted, a review is performed by a panel of industry, trade union, HSE, and professional safety organizations. Award criteria included accident/incident performance, leadership commitment, and HSE management systems integration. Over the last four years, the location has won a bronze, silver, and now two gold awards.
Honeywell also received the 2005 British Safety Council International Safety Award for work at the Bournemouth International Airport, Christchurch, Dorset, United Kingdom. Only companies who achieve accident incidence rates which are better than the industry average for their sector are eligible to apply for this award. A review was performed of the location’s safety policies, safety plans, and the health and safety officers’ qualifications. Winners must demonstrate a high level of commitment to safety and health by the location, in addition to identifying improvement efforts for the Observation Program to demonstrate improvement efforts.
Honeywell Canada was selected for the Work Safe Alberta 2004 Best Safety Performer Awards for exceptional performance in workplace health and safety.
In Chennai, India, Honeywell’s Electronic Devices and Systems business received the national Tamil Nadu State Safety Award for an outstanding safety record in 2003.