Congratulations to the 2020 CGA and GAWDA Distributor Safety Award Winners!

October 2, 2020

The annual CGA (Compressed Gas Association) and GAWDA (Gases and Welding Distributors Association) Distributor Safety Awards honor the participating GAWDA distributor member companies that have shown the greatest improvement in safety performance. The 2020 awards were presented at the GAWDA 2020 Virtual Annual Convention on Friday, September 25, 2020.

2020 CGA and GAWDA Distributor Safety Award Winners

More than 100,000 Employee Exposure Hours:

Industrial Source, Inc., of Springfield, Oregon

100,000 or Fewer Employee Exposure Hours:

Andy Oxy Company Inc., of Asheville, North Carolina

This award recognizes these companies’ safety improvement during the 2019 calendar year. Congratulations to Industrial Source and Andy Oxy Company for winning this prestigious award!

“It is an honor to accept this award on behalf of the team at Industrial Source. It highlights our company’s ongoing commitment to Safety in all aspects of our operations. On behalf of our entire team, thank you very much!”

– Pam Jones, Gas Operations Manager, Industrial Source, Inc.

“Andy Oxy Company, Inc. would like to thank CGA for their continued support in the industrial gas industry. We would like to thank all our employees for their tireless effort to make Andy Oxy a safe place to work. We look forward to many more years of a safe work environment.”

–  N. Britt Lovin, Vice President, Andy Oxy Company, Inc.

About the Program

First launched in 2011, the partnership between GAWDA and the Compressed Gas Association  provides participating GAWDA distributor members with complimentary access to CGA’s electronic safety publication library (enabling one employee per company location to gain free access to CGA’s library of over 350 electronic publications, valued at more than $20,000 per user).

In addition, employees of participating GAWDA member companies have free access to CGA’s growing library of eLearning modules, and – for the next generation of safety leaders – the ability to participate in the recent, highly successful Young & Emerging Professionals Summit, which was co-hosted by CGA and GAWDA.

70 GAWDA members operating more than 600 facilities throughout the U.S. and Canada currently participate in this program.

To be eligible, companies:

  • Must be a GAWDA distributor member in good standing, and
  • Must participate in the CGA & GAWDA Distributor Reporting and Safety Awards Program (requires annual submission of OSHA 300A safety data to CGA – for all companies with 11 or more employees)

How to Participate

If you work for a GAWDA distributor member and would like to learn more about applying to have your company participate in the cooperative program between GAWDA and CGA, visit the following:

CGA Portal – GAWDA page

GAWDA Website – CGA Subscription Program

We welcome your participation in this invaluable program.