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McAllister Awarded Industry Safety Award

Signal Administration, Inc., managers of Signal Mutual, are proud to award the Industry Leader Safety Award, Marine Services Division, to McAllister Towing. McAllister came out on top against more than thirty Signal Member companies, many of which also have superior safety programs. The McAllister-Signal relationship dates back to 1993.

Each year Signal Mutual, providing coverage under the U. S. Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act, recognizes members for outstanding performance in safety and loss prevention. The Industry Leader Safety Award is given to companies in these
categories: stevedoring, shipbuilding/ship repair, marine construction, and marine services. Selection criteria include:

  • No traumatic fatalities (other than from natural causes) during the last year.
  • Reduction in claim frequency in each of the last three years.
  • Reporting man hours and payrolls on a timely basis.

Signal Assistant Vice President Scott Eppleman of Houston, TX presented the award to the Insurance Department of McAllister in a ceremony at McAllister’s headquarters in New York City. Upon receiving the award Buckley McAllister said “We greatly value this award and our relationship with Signal Mutual. We proudly accept the Industry Leader Safety Award on behalf of our hard working crews and shoreside personnel. The award validates McAllister’s commitment to its safety policy”. McAllister’s policy on safety is: Safety First. McAllister is a family run company committed to the safety and wellbeing of its people. Every employee is expected to maintain safety in the workplace. Before undertaking any job, our first priority is to make sure the work can be done safely, for everyone.”

(Pictured from L to R) Risk Manager Laura Moore, Vice President Buckley McAllister, Signal VP Scott Eppleman, Joel Acevedo and Marge Taddeo.