May 12, 2022

Scotty’s Earns 2021 Safety Merit Award

Scotty’s asphalt plant team has earned the 2021 Safety Merit Award from the Kentucky Association of Highway Contractors (KAHC). 2021 marks the third time in the last ten years that Scotty’s has received this annual award, which is given in recognition of outstanding safety performance by a contractor operating within the state.

asphalt crew accepts award

Pictured to accept the award on behalf of all the crews is our Madisonville Plant crew. From left to right: Thomas Croxton, Caleb Reynolds, Eddie Lynch and TJ Beasley. (not pictured: Jeremy Royalty)

83,884 hours without incident

The 2021 Safety Merit Award was given in recognition of Scotty’s plant teams working a total of 83,884 hours without any incident/injuries or lost time on workdays. Asphalt Division manager, Shane Beckham stated, “This is a remarkable feat based on the challenges they face daily in and around these plants. The level of safety they have embraced and adopted is outstanding. They are the ones that are in the trenches before the sun comes up and often can still be found there after the sun goes down. To say that I am proud of my guys would be an understatement. These guys take care of their plants, and their equipment, and most importantly they take care of each other. It’s a blessing to have such a wonderful team.”

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