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Thompson Harnesses Data Collected through SafetyNet to Increase Observations and Decrease Incidents

Introduction

Thompson Industrial and Thompson Construction are premier industrial building and maintenance service companies with service locations across the U.S. Combined, the organizations offer industrial cleaning services, electrical construction, pipe fitting & welding, steel erection, and concrete & power services.

With high customer retention rates, Thompson provides superior quality construction and maintenance services on time and on budget.

Before partnering with Predictive Solutions and utilizing SafetyNet, Thompson used spreadsheets, and pen and paper to document and execute all safety-related activities, which lead to unknown exposure to risk. Now, Thompson is regarded as a champion in the industry for keeping employees safe across all regions and sites. In 2015, Thompson Construction was awarded the AstraZeneca Global Engineering Gold Star Safety Performance award as well as two additional safety excellence awards from the state of South Carolina.

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Safety Risk Management Best Practices with SafetyNet

Gilbane Building Company uses SafetyNet to integrate its safety risk management program with its insurance provider and reduces its workplace injury rate by 47%.

Gilbane Building Company, based in Providence, Rhode Island, is one of the largest privately held real estate development and construction firms in the industry. It is ranked #17 on the 2012 ENR 400 top contractors list. Proudly family-owned and operated since 1873, Gilbane was ranked by FORTUNE magazine as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For" in 2011 – the third year in a row.
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SafetyNet Reduces Workplace Injury Rate at Cummins

 
  • Recordable incident rate decreased by 76%

  • Lost time injuries decreased by 88%

  • Lost work days decreased by 97%

  • Property damage cases decreased by 22%

Challenge

From 2006 to 2008 Cummins Rocky Mountain (CRM), a Distributor for Cummins, Inc. with 14 locations and nearly 1,000 employees across nine states in the U.S. Rocky Mountain region, had a safety risk management program based on lagging indicators that returned inconsistent results. They recorded high incident rates in 2006, lower rates in 2007, but then higher rates again in 2008.