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WSO Award Winners

2016

WSO Safety Person of the Year
C. Kannan | Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

WSO National Office of the Year
WSO National Office for Nigeria | Benin City, Edo, Nigeria

WSO James K. Williams Award
James E. Boivin | Waterville, Maine, USA

WSO Glenn E. Hudson International Safety Award
Carl I. Prophet | Pitt Meadows, British Columbia, Canada

WSO J. Peter Cunliffe Transportation Award
Prof. Dr. Elias M. Choueiri | Hazmieh, Lebanon

WSO Concerned Citizen Award
Engr. Zaldy G. Aliño | Doha, Qatar
Eros G. Zuñiga | Mandaluyong City, Manila, Philippines

WSO Concerned Professional Award
Allan N. Milagrosa | Doha, Qatar
Ben Hur O. Refuerzo | Quezon City, Manila, Philippines

WSO Concerned Company/Corporation Award
AFCONS Infrastructure Limited | Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
DanaRich Creative Concept Limited | Benin City, Edo, Nigeria
Voltas Limited, Chennai Metro Rail Project | Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Zachry Construction Corporation | San Antonio, Texas, USA

WSO Concerned Organization Award
International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM) | London, United Kingdom
University of Benin Teaching Hospital | Benin City, Edo, Nigeria

WSO Educational Award
Brandenburg University of Technology | Cottbus, Germany
Bright Services Training International | Doha, Qatar
The Campus Safety Department of the Claremont University Consortium | Claremont, California, USA

WSO John A. Agrilla Honorable Mention Certificate
Emmanuel A. Abayowa | Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria
Orlando C. Pernites | Doha, Qatar

WSO Donald E. Rhodes Honorable Mention Certificate
Kingsley O. Odiboh | Cottbus, Germany
Agharese Lucia Ojelede | Egbeda, Lagos, Nigeria

 

2015  

WSO Safety Person of the Year
Dr. Janis Jansz, PhD | Western Australia

WSO James K. Williams Award
Hilary E. Konczal | Chicago, Illinois

WSO Glenn E. Hudson International Safety Award
WSO National Office for Nigeria | Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria

WSO Concerned Professional Award
Leo S. Dote | Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar
Glenn “Ricky” Simpson | ECMD, Inc., North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, USA
Olalokun Soji Solomon | Director WSO National Office for Nigeria, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria

WSO J. Peter Cunliffe Award
Prof. Dr. Elias M. Choueiri | Director WSO National Office for Lebanon; Director Ministry of Transport, Beirut, Lebanon

WSO Concerned Citizen Award
Joy G. Borja | Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar
Lynette A. Gilbert | Western Australia
Odiboh Kingsley Osamudiamen | Nigeria

WSO Concerned Company/Corporation Award
Energy Development Corporation | Ortigas Center, Pasig City, Philippines
Petron Corporation | Mandaluyong City, Philippines
SunPower Philippines Manufacturing Ltd. | Sto. Tomas, Batangas, Philippines
United Development Company | Doha, Qatar
Zachry Construction Corporation | San Antonio, Texas

WSO Educational Award
DanaRich Creative Concept Ltd. | Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria
Discipline of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University | Australia
University of Benin Teaching Hospital | Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria

Dr. Donald E. Rhodes Honorable Mention Certificate
James E. Boivin | Safety-Technical Services, MaineOxy, Waterville, Maine
Leo S. Dote | Doha, Qatar

Dr. John A. Agrilla Honorable Mention Certificate
Pastor Obehi Oyakhilome | Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria
Olalokun Soji Solomon | Director WSO National Office for Nigeria, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria

WSO Concerned Organization Award
Safety Organization of the Philippines, Inc. (SOPI) | Mandaluyong City, Philippines

WSO International Office of the Year
WSO International Office for Philippines | Manila, Philippines

WSO Award for Achievement in Scientific Research and Development
C. Kannan | Chennai Metro Rail Limited, Tamil Nadu, India

 

2014  

WSO Safety Person of the Year
Engr. Mustafa Atmar | Environment & Safeguard Officer for Afghanistan Skills Development Project, Kabul, Aghanistan

WSO James K. Williams Award
Edward E. Hogue | WSO Vice President – Deputy Director General, Casper, Wyoming

WSO Glenn E. Hudson International Safety Award
Prof. Peter A. Leggat | Head, School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine, and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Australia

WSO Concerned Professional Award
Olalokun Soji Solomon | Director WSO National Office for Nigeria, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria
Engr. Alfredo A. De La Rosa, Jr. | Director WSO International Office for Philippines, Manila, Philippines

WSO J. Peter Cunliffe Award
Steve S. Austin | Site Safety Lead, MDA/GMQ, Madison, Alabama

WSO Concerned Citizen Award
Joel M. Mejia | Safety Coordinator/Supervisor and Management Training Head Trainer, Future Engineering Company WLL, Doha, Qatar
Engr. James F. Porter, Jr. | WSO Board of Directors, Manila, Philippines

WSO Concerned Company/Corporation Award
University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria
DanaRich Creative Concepts Limited, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria
Zachy Construction Corporation | San Antonio, Texas
Emaar Malls Group | Dubai, United Arab Emirates

WSO Educational Award
University of La Verne Campus Safety Department | La Verne, California
Contractor Safety Management | Book written by Gregory William Smith, STE Group, Western Australia
Richard Franklin | Director WSO CC, Australia
Stanley T. Skipworth | Director, University of La Verne Campus Safety Department, La Verne, California

WSO Concerned Organization Award
Baldwin County Commission | Bay Minette, Alabama
Safety Organization of the Philippines, Inc. (SOPI) | Manila, Philippines

WSO Chapter of the Year
WSO Nigeria Chapter | Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria

WSO Award for Achievement in Scientific Research and Development
Prof. Dr. Elias M. Choueiri | Director WSO National Office for Lebanon; Director Ministry of Transport, Beirut, Lebanon

2013  

WSO Safety Person of the Year
Mr. William G. Thompson IV.,  ADG Program Safety Manager, Los Angeles World Airport Project, Los Angeles, California

WSO James K. Williams Award
Mr. Robert P. Guerra, Safety Manager, Vaughn Construction, Austin, Texas

WSO Glenn E. Hudson International Safety Award
WSO Qatar Chapter

WSO Concerned Professional Award
Mr. Edward E. Hogue, Security Trainer, BP North America, Casper, Wyoming
Mr. Orlando Pernites, Doha, Qatar, HSE Officer, United Development Company, Doha, Qatar
Alfredo A. De La Rosa Jr., Director, WSO International Office for Philippines

WSO J. Peter Cunliffe Award
Dr. Elias Choueiri, Director, Ministry of Transport, Beirut, Lebanon

WSO Concerned Citizen Award
Olalokun Soji Solomon, Director of Education, DanaRich Creative Concepts Ltd., Benin City, EDO State, Nigeria

WSO Concerned Company/Corporation Award
Zachry Construction Corporation, San Antonio, Texas
Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), Los Angeles, California
University of California, San Diego, Extension/OSHA Training Institute & International Safety Education Institute, San Diego, California
FILCONFAB Inc., Makati City, Philippines

WSO Concerned Company/Corporation Honorable Mention Certificate
University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria
DanaRich Creative Concepts Limited, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria

WSO Educational Award
University of California, San Diego Extension/OSHA Training
Occupational Safety Council of America (OSCA), Carson City, California
University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria
Vocational Educational Training Academy College, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

WSO Concerned Organization Award
DanaRich Creative Concepts Limited, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria
WSO Southern California Chapter

WSO Chapter/National Office of the Year
WSO Arkansas Chapter

WSO Award for Achievement in Scientific Research and Development
Dr. Robert Brandys, President, Occupational Health and Environmental Health Consulting, Las Vegas, Nevada

2012

WSO Safety Person of the Year
Mr. Joseph A. Main, Asst. Sec. Of Labor for Mine Safety & Health, Washington, D.C.

WSO James K. Williams Award
Dr. Michael Thomas, FAA, Washington, D.C.

WSO Glenn E. Hudson Award
Prof. Derek R. Smith, Ourimbah, New South Wales, Australia

WSO Concerned Professional Award
Mr. Glenn (Ricky) Simpson, ECMD, North Wilkesboro, North Carolina

WSO J. Peter Cunliffe Transportation Award
Prof. Peter A. Leggat, James Cook University, Queensland, Australia

WSO Concerned Citizen Award
Erik Wong Yuen Kee, Quality Weld Academy, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

WSO Concerned Company/Corporation Award
The FAA Air Traffic Organization Safety Day Team, Washington DC
Lauren Engineers & Constructors, Inc., Abilene, Texas
QuantiTech, Huntsville, Alabama
Skill Enhancement Division, Saudi Kayan Petrochemical Co., Al Jubail Industrial City, Saudi Arabia
Zachry Construction Co., San Antonio, Texas

WSO Concerned Company Honorable Mention Certificate
ZP Arabia Drilling Co., Ltd., Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia

WSO Education Award
Vocational Education Training Academy, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Zachry Construction Corp., San Antonio, Texas

WSO Chapter/International Office of the Year
WSO Southern California Chapter

WSO Award for Achievement in Scientific Research & Development
Dr. Elias Choueiri, Ministry of Transport, Hazmieh, Lebanon

 

2011

WSO Safety Person of the Year
Dr. Dave A. North, DNS Environmental, Casper, Wyoming

WSO James K. Williams Award
Dr. John A. Agrilla, Parson Brinckerhoff, Hernoon, Virginia

WSO Glenn E. Hudson International Award
Dr. Elias Choueiri, Ministry of Transport, Hazmieh, Lebanon

WSO Concerned Professional Award
Mr. Teh-Sheng Su, Central Taiwan University, Taiwan

WSO J. Peter Cunliffe Transportation Award
Mr. William G. Thompson IV, Parsons Brinckerhoff, Los Angeles, California

WSO Concerned Company/Corporation Award
Lauren Engineers & Constructors, Inc.
Los Angeles World Airports
Parsons Brinckerhoff
Zachry Construction Co.

WSO Education Award
Dr. Janis Jansz, Edith Cowan Univ., Joondalup, Western Australia
Dr. Sabah
Operation Lifesaver
The Workplace Health, Safety & Compensation Commission

WSO Concerned Organization Award
Holly Springs Fire Department, Holly Springs, Mississippi
Missouri Safety Center, UCM, Warrensburg, Missouri

WSO Chapter/International Office of the Year
WSO Southern California Chapter

 

2010

WSO Safety Person of the Year
Mr. Dennis Vaughan, Al Jabar, United Arab Emirates

WSO James K. Williams Award
Mr. James “Perry” Huckabay, Republic, The Woodlands, Texas

WSO Concerned Professional Award
Dr. Jung-Pin Yu, President of SAHTECH, Taiwan
Dr. Donald E. Rhodes, President, COMCO, Lakewood, California
Teh-Sheng Su, Director, Central Taiwan University of Science & Technology, Taichung, Taiwan

WSO J. Peter Cunliffe Transportation Award
Dr. Elias Choueiri, Ministry of Transport, Hazmieh, Lebanon

WSO Concerned Company/Corporation Award
AU Optronics Corp., Hsinchu, Taiwan
Lauren Engineers & Constructors, Inc., Abilene, Texas
Zachry Construction Corp., San Antonio, Texas

WSO Concerned Individual/Company Honorable Mention Certificates
William Wong Kee Fah, Sarawak, East Malaysia

WSO Education Award
Dr. Elias Choueiri, Ministry of Transport, Hazmieh, Lebanon
Lauren Engineers & Constructors, Inc., Abilene, Texas
Zachry Construction Corp., San Antonio, Texas

WSO Chapter/International Office of the Year Award
WSO National Office for Lebanon, Hazmieh, Lebanon

WSO International Award
Prof. Peter Leggat, Townsville, Queensland, Australia

 

2009

WSO Safety Person of the Year
Mr. Salvano Briceno, Geneva, Switzerland

WSO James K. Williams Award
Mr. David H. Roberson, Zachry Construction Corp., San Antonio, Texas

WSO Concerned Citizen Award
Prof. Derek Smith, NSW Research Center for Excellence, Univ. Of Newcastle, Ourimbah, Australia

WSO Concerned Professional Award
Dr. James C. Fernando, OSHALOG Sdn Bhd, Sarawak, East Malaysia
Dr. Elias Choueiri, Director, Ministry of Transport, Hazmieh, Lebanon

WSO Concerned Company/Corporation Award
Zachry Construction Corporation, San Antonio, Texas
TPO Display Corp., Taiwan

WSO Education Award
Mr. Dennis B. Vaughan, Al Jaber Group, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Zachry Construction Corp., San Antonio, Texas
Mr. Abdul Halim Bin Abdullah, Safety Trainer, MSTS Asia Sdn Bhd, Sarawak, East Malaysia

WSO Concerned Organization Award
Lebanese Assoc. For Public Safety, Hazmieh, Lebanon

WSO Chapter/International Office of the Year
WSO National Office of Taiwan

WSO Award for Achievement in Scientific Research and Development
Prof. Peter A. Leggat, School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine & Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia

2008

WSO Safety Person of the Year
Mr. Lon S. McDaniel, Madison, Alabama

WSO James K. Williams Award
Mr. Eric S. Roberts, Willbros, Houston, Texas

WSO Concerned Professional Award
Mr. William Paul Petersen, WSO delegate to United Nations
Mr. Edward E. Hogue, BP, Wamsutter, Wyoming
Dr. Michael Thomas, FAA, Washington, DC, Oxon Hill, Maryland

WSO Concerned Person Honorable Mention Certificate
Mr. Gary D. Cudworth, Picayune, Mississippi

WSO Concerned Company/Corporation Award
AES Lal Pir Thermal Power Plant, Pakistan
TyBrin Corp., Fort Walton Beach, Florida
Zachry Construction Corp., San Antonio, Texas
United Microelectronics Corp., Hsinchu, Taiwan
BP North America, North, Wamsutter, Wyoming

WSO Education Award
Willbros USA, Inc., Houston, Texas
Zachry Construction Corp., San Antonio, Texas

WSO Chapter/International Office of the Year
WSO Arkansas Chapter, Jonesboro, Arkansas

WSO Award for Achievement in Scientific Research & Development
Prof. Derek R. Smith, Univ. of Newcastle, Ourimbah, New South Wales, Australia

WSO International Award
Prof. Peter Leggat, MD, Townsville, Queensland, Australia

2007

WSO Safety Person of the Year
Dr. Derek Smith, Tama-Ku Japan

WSO James K. Williams Award
Norman “Skip” Sabourin, Willbros, Houston, Texas

WSO Concerned Professional Award
Dr. Niranjan C. Bhat, Karnataka, India
Dr. Hock Guan Chone, Salangor, D.E., Malaysia
Dr. Elias Choueiri, Hazmieh, Lebanon

WSO Concerned Company/Corporation Award
Simplex Concrete Piles (India) Limited
Murphy Marine Services, Wilmington, Delaware
Ruentex Construction & Engineering Co., Ltd., Taiwan
Zachry Construction Corporation, San Antonio, Texas

WSO Education Award
1SG Calvin E. James, Fort Drum, New York
Disaster Health Management Program, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
Zachry Construction Corporation, San Antonio, Texas

WSO Chapter/International Office of the Year Award
WSO International Office for Lebanon

WSO International Award
Hyundai Heavy Industries, Nigeria Ltd. (BTIP)

WSO Award for Achievement in Scientific Research and Development
Dr. Elias Choueiri, Ministry of Transport, Hazmieh, Lebanon

WSO Individual Award
Mr. Norman “Skip” Sabourin, Willbros., Houston, Texas

2005

WSO Safety Person of the Year
Dr. Vlado Senkovich, B. Braun Medical Inc., Irvine, California

WSO James K. Williams Award
Mr. Edward Hogue, B.P. America, Casper, Wyoming

WSO Concerned Citizen Award
Mr. Edward S. “Skip” Chandler Jr., Tucson, Arizona

WSO Professional Award
Mr. Norman “Skip” Sabourin, Willbros USA Inc., Houston, Texas
Dr. Elias Choueiri, Ministry of Transportation, Beirut, Lebanon

WSO Concerned Company/Corporation Award
Security Storage Co. Of Washington, Washington, D.C.
Commerce Grinding Co. Inc., Dallas, Texas
Chinese Petroleum Corp., Taipei City, Taiwan
Zachry Construction Corp., San Antonio, Texas

WSO Education Award
Dr. James C. Fernando, Sarawak, East Malaysia
Mr. Troy E. Johnson, Gilbert, Arizona
Dr. Janis Jansz, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Western Australia

WSO Concerned Organization Award
Environmental Educational Foundation, Gilbert, Arizona
Electrolab Training Systems, Belleville, Ontario, Canada

WSO Chapter/International Office of the Year Award
WSO International Office for Lebanon

WSO Individual Award
Dr. Elias Choueiri, Ministry of Transportation, Beirut, Lebanon

2003

WSO Safety Person of the Year
Mr. Norman P. “Skip” Sabourin, Willbros Construction, Houston, Texas

WSO James K. Williams Award
Dr. Peter A. Leggat, Associate Professor, School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia

WSO Concerned Citizen Award
Dr. James C. Fernando, OSHALOG Fire Safety Consultancy Services, Miri, Sarawak, East Malaysia

WSO Concerned Professional Award
Dr. Kevin K. LeGrand, US DOL/MSHA, Peru, Illinois
Mr. Tony Ploughe, US Postal Service, Denver, Colorado

WSO Concerned Company/Corporation Award
Fort Wayne Pool, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Leighton Contractors (Malaysia) SDN BHD, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
First Energy Services Co., Rocky Mountain Region
Mallinckrodt, Inc., (a division of Tyco Healthcare), Maryland Heights, Missori
Big J Enterprises, LLC, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Kaiser-Hill, LLC., Golden, Colorado
Formosa Plastics Corporation, Taiwan, China

WSO Educational Award
Dr. Elias Choueiri, Ministry of Transport & Public Works, Hazhieh, Lebanon
WSO Arkansas Chapter, Jonesboro, Arkansas
OSHA Training Institute-Rocky Mountain Education Center, Lakewood, Colorado
Dr. Larry D. Perkins, MwH Americas, Inc., Oak Ridge, Tennessee

WSO Concerned Organization Award
US Film & Video, US Dept. Of the Interior Studio, Denver, Colorado
Prime Time Services, Aurora, Colorado

WSO Chapter/National Office of the Year
WSO Colorado Chapter

WSO Award for Achievement in Scientific research & Development
Dr. Richard J. “Doc” Kraemer and MetaMatrix, LLC, Boulder, Colorado

WSO International Award
Mr. Teh Sheng Su, Taipei, Taiwan

WSO Individual Award
Mr. Norman “Skip” Sabourin, Willbros Group, Inc., Houston, Texas

2002

WSO Safety Person of the Year
Ms. Maryl Barker, Medic First Aid Training Programs, Eugene, Oregon

WSO James K. Williams Award
Mr. Edward S. “Skip” Chandler, Jr., Kaiser Hill, Denver, Colorado

WSO Concerned Citizen Award
Dr. Peter Leggat, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia

WSO Concerned Professional Award
Mr. J. Peter Cunliffe, Movement Control, Inc., Newport Beach, California
Mr. Roger Wood, GMAEC/MDMJM, Harris Tato Rey, Puerto Rico

WSO Concerned Company/Corporation Award
Eurest Support Services, Lafayette, Louisiana
Dassault Falcon Jet Corp. Little Rock, Arkansas
Gash Electric Company, Inc., Wheat Ridge, Colorado
Metal Fusion, Inc., Jefferson, Louisiana
TyBrin Corporation, Fort Walton Beach, Florida

WSO Educational Award
Mr. Don Rafael Gutierrez, Huehuetenango, Guatemala
Mr. John Loh Foh Way, Multi Genetics, Pte, Ltd., Singapore
Dr. Eng. Elias Choueiri, Ministry of Transport & Public Works, Hazhieh, Lebanon

WSO Concerned Organization Award
National Registry of Environmental Professionals, Glenview, Illinois

Special Recognition Awards
Mr. Edward S. “Skip” Chandler & Mr. Mark B. Mattheiss
Mr. Norman “Skip” Sabourin, Fluor Constructors International, Greenville, South Carolina

2001

WSO Safety Person of the Year
Dr. Janis Mussett, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Western Australia

WSO James K. Williams Award
Dr. Robert M. Anderson, Brown Schools Educational Corp., Houston, Texas

WSO Concerned Citizen Award
Mr. Fred A. Mitchell, Dessault Falcon Jet Corp., Little Rock, Arkansas
Mr. Jerry L. Atlas, Instructor EHS Dept, TSTC, Waco, Texas

WSO Concerned Company/Corporation Award
Texas Municipal Power Agency, Bryan, Texas
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mississippi Valley Division, Vicksburg, Mississippi
China Steel Corporation, Kaohisung, Taiwan
City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California
TyBrin Corporation, Fort Walton Beach, Florida

WSO Concerned Company/Corporation Award
OSHALOG Fire Safety Consultancy Services, SDN BHD, Sarawak, Malaysia
Texas Municipal Power Agency Emergency Response Team, Bryan, Texas

WSO Educational Award
Industrial Safety & Health Association in Taiwan, Taipei, Taiwan
COMCO Safety Consulting, Long Beach, California
Poms & Associates, Albuquerque, New Mexico

WSO Concerned Organization Award
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mississippi Valley Division, Vicksburg, Mississippi
The Beckman Research Council of the Beckman Research Institute, Duarte, California

WSO Individual Award
Mr. Roosevelt Smith, TETRA Technologies, Inc., The Woodlands, Texas

2000

WSO Safety Person of the Year
Mr. Robert L. (Bob) McDonald, Lake Alminor Peninsula, California

WSO James K. Williams Award
Mr. Frederick. F. Wiedner, Proactive Safety Services, Henrietta, New York

WSO Concerned Citizen Award
Mr. Edmund (Ed) Price, Texas State Technical College, Waco, Texas
Mr. Jerry L. Atlas, Texas State Technical College, Waco, Texas

WSO Concerned Professional Award
Mr. Gary Cudworth, Picayune, Mississippi
Mr. Steven W. Stohl, Safety Manager, Parsons Brinkerhoff, Cincinnati, Ohio

WSO Concerned Company/Corporation Award
Ocean Energy, Inc., North American Onshore, Houston, Texas
Dassault Falcon Jet Corp., Little Rock, Arkansas
TyBrin Corp., Fort Walton Beach, Florida
Baker Mechanical Systems, Inc., Rochester, New York
Leighton Contractors Philippines, Inc., Makati City, Philippines
Bintulu Port Sdn Bhd, Bintulu Sarawak, Malaysia
City of Cincinnatti, Cincinnati, Ohio

WSO Concerned Company/Corporation Honorable Mention Certificate
Envirotech, Farmington, New Mexico
US Personnel V, Albuquerque, New Mexico

WSO Educational Award
Dr. James C. Fernando, OSHALOG Fire Safety Consultancy Services, Malaysia
Western Resources, Inc. Topeka, Kansas

WSO Concerned Organization Award
Shreveport Chapter Associated General Contractors, Shreveport, Louisiana

WSO Individual Award
Mr. Bruce H. Hamilton, Corpus Christi, Texas

WSO Best Student Chapter Award
WSO Student Chapter, Texas State Technical College, Waco, Texas

1999

WSO Safety Person of the Year
Dr. Donald E. Rhodes, President, COMCO Consulting Group, Inc.

WSO James K. Williams Award
Engr. Alfred De La Rosa, Jr., WSO International Office of the Philippines, Manila, Philippines

WSO Concerned Citizen Award
Mr. Frederick Weidner, Proactive Safety Services, Henrietta, New York

WSO Concerned Professional Award
Dr. Bernhardt W. Langer, Jr., The Springdell Group, P.C., Unionville, PA
Dr. Kenneth P. Hill, Hill Risk Management, Irving, Texas

WSO Concerned Company/Corporation Award
Rocky Mountain Remediation Services, LLC, Golden, Colorado
Universal City Development Partners, Orlando, Florida
Hensley Industries, Inc., Dallas, Texas
Southern Company/Southern Energy (Phil) Corp., Pasay City Metro Manila, Philippines
Nishimatsu-Corpo Construction (M) SDN BHD, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
ASE Deli/Food Service Co., Jonesboro, Arkansas
Unified Staffing, The Woodlands, Texas
Modern Continental Construction Companies, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Most Improved Company/Corporation Award
Shugart Studios, Inc., Levelland, Texas
Commerce Grinding Co., Inc., Dallas, Texas

WSO Concerned Organization Award
Texas State Technical College, Waco, Texas
Bureau of Working conditions, Department of Labor & Employment, Manila, Philippines

WSO Educational Award
B. Brawn/McGaw, Irvine, California
Pat Gilroy /SIA Minerals & Energy Safety & Health Teaching & Research Centre, Perth, Western Australia
Omega Research & Training Institute, Anaheim, California

Honorable Mention Award
American Residential Services, Inc., Houston, Texas
Mattel, Inc., EH&S, El Segundo, California
Philippines Shell Petroleum Corporation, Makati City, Philippines
Telesource CNMI, Inc., Saipan, Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands
WISER, Dallas Texas
Rich Stoyko, Aquiva Services, Phoenix, Arizona
Deborah C. Bowen, Lecturer, University of Whitewater, Appleton, Wisconsin
Craig Vucivic, University of Wisconsin, Whitewater, Wisconsin
Mr. Hon Siaw Choi

WSO Meritorius Services Award
Mr. David L. Day
Dr. Brian B. Dubin

Most Progressive WSO Chapter Award
WSO Carolinas Chapter

Best WSO Chapter Educational Award
WSO Arkansas Chapter

Best WSO Student Chapter
WSO Student Chapter – Waco, Texas State Technical College Texas

Best WSO National Office Educational Program
WSO National Office for the Philippines

WSO Honorary Membership
Chita Cilindro-Chief, Chita G.Cilindro-Director, Bureau of Working Conditions, Department of Labor, Philippines

1998

WSO World Safety Person
Mr. Teh-Sheng Su, Specialist General, Council of Labor Affairs, Taipei, Taiwan

WSO James K. Williams Award
Dr. William Whitaker, Sr. OSHA Compliance Consultant, Safety & Environmental Services, Spring Branch, Texas
Dr. Sandra Whitaker, Division Safety & Loss Control Manager, Coca-Cola Enterprises, San Antonio, Texas

WSO Concerned Citizen Award
Dr. Matthew Seiden, President, Seiden Group, Livingston, New Jersey

WSO Concerned Professional Award
Dennis Murphy, President, PEGASUS Quality Consulting, Inc., Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Dr. Carlton Blanton (retired, California State University at Los Angeles) Culver City, California

WSO Concerned Company/Corporation Award
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Hsin Chu, Taiwan
American Railcar Industries, Kennett, Missouri
City of Austin New Airport Project Team, Austin, Texas
Consolidated Contractors Co., W.L.L., Jubail, Saudi Arabia
DynCorp of Colorado, Inc., Rocky Flats Technology Site, Golden, Colorado
Bowe Machine Co., Bettendorf, Iowa
Trissel, Graham & Toole, Inc., Davenport, Iowa

WSO Educational Award
Joondalup Campus, Health & Human Sciences Dept.,Edith Cowan University, Perth, Western Australia
California State University, Los Angeles, Dept of Health & Nutritional Sciences, Los Angeles, California
The Greater Rochester Area Construction Safety Committee, Rochester, New York

WSO Concerned Organization Award
Central Institute for Labor Protection, Warsaw, Poland
Safety Organization of the Philippines, Inc., Manilla, Philippines

WSO Most Improved Company/Corporation Award
TransAmerican Refining Corporation, New Sarpy, Louisiana
Venture Lighting International, Solon, Ohio

WSO Honorable Mention Award
Cape Canaveral Marine Services, Inc., Cape Canaveral, Florida
Travel Medicine Program of the School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
OH&S Group, Dept. Of Oral Biology & Occlusion, Prince of Songkia University, Ha Yau Songkia, Thailand
Advanced Lighting Technology, Solon, Ohio
Advanced Lighting Technology, Bellevue Operations, Bellevue, Ohio
Mr. Charles Hart, Variform, Inc., Jasper Plant, Jasper Tennessee
Dr. Nicholas Simeon Chan, President, Ambassador Hotel, Malate, Manila, Philippines
Engr. Alfredo De La Rosa Jr., President, La Chronique Manufacturing & Trading, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines
Dr. Robert E. Dye, Venture Lighting International, Solon, Ohio
Mr. Frederick Weidner, President, Proactive Safety Services, Inc., Henrietta, New York

WSO Honorable Mention Certificate
Dr. Jay Shankman, President, Dr. Jay Shankman & Associates, Farmingville, New York
Mr. Stephen A. Estrin, President/CEO Stephen Estrin & Co., Inc., Mahopac, New York

WSO Individual Award
Charles “Bo” Magnum, Tarrant County Junior College, Arlington, Texas

Most Progressive WSO Chapter Award
WSO New York Chapter

Best WSO Chapter Educational Award
WSO Arkansas Chapter

WSO Honorary Membership
Major General Professor John H. Pearn, AM RFD

WSO World Safety Person
Dr. Albert Mims, President, A. Mims Associates, Inc., Appleton, Wisconsin

WSO James K. Williams Award
John Agrilla, Senior Associate, Parsons Brinckerhoff, Austin, Texas

WSO Concerned Citizen Award
Julie Hatcher, Marketing Representative, AID Temporary Services, Inc. Jonesboro, Arkansas

WSO Concerned Professional Award
Keith Greenhalgh, Ph.D.,  O.J. Pipelines Corporation, Nisku, Alberta, Canada

WSO Educational Award
Dr. Brian Dubin, Past Director, World Institute for Safety Education & Research, Dallas, Texas
The Australasian College of Tropical Medicine, Townsville, Australia
Texas State Technical College, Waco, Texas

WSO Concerned Company/Corporation Award
AMOCO Trinidad Oil Company, Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago
O.J. Pipelines Corp., Nisku, Alberta, Canada
Parsons Brinckerhoff Construction Services, Inc., Austin, Texas
Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority, Washington, DC
SW&B Construction Corp., Mobile, Alabama
DynCorp Tri-Cities Services, Inc., Richland, Washington
Chemtex International, New York, NY

WSO Concerned Organization Award
Trinidad & Tobago Emergency Mutual Aid Scheme (TTEMAS)
U.S. Department of Transportation

WSO Concerned Company/Corporation Honorable Mention Award
Morganti Group, Inc.,Austin–Bergstrom International Airport Project, Austin, TX
The Seiden Group, Inc., Livingston, New Jersey

WSO Honorable Mention Award
Safety Organization of Philippines, Inc., Quezon City, Philippines
Engr. Geruncio H. Ilagan, President, Safety Organization of Philippines, Inc.

WSO Individual Award
Dr. James Milone, Anthony L. Logsdon, Alex Oxyer

1997

World Safety Person of the Year
Dr. Albert Mims, President, A. Mims Associates, Inc., Appleton, WI

WSO James K. Williams Award
John Agrilla, Senior Associate, Parsons Brinckerhoff, Austin, TX

WSO Concerned Citizen Award
Julie Hatcher, Marketing Representative, AID Temporary Services, Inc., Jonesboro, AR

WSO Concerned Professional Award
Keith Greenhalgh, PhD, O.J. Pipelines Corporation, Nisku, Alberta, Canada

WSO Educational Award
Dr. Brian Dubin, Past Director, World Institute for Safety Education & Research, Dallas, TX
The Australasian College of Tropical Medicine, Townsville, Australia
Texas State Technical College, Waco, TX

WSO Concerned Company/Corporation Award
AMOCO Trinidad Oil Company, Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago
O.J. Pipelines Corporation, Nisku, Alberta, Canada
Parsons Brinckerhoff Construction Services, Inc., Austin, TX
Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority, Washington, DC
SW&B Construction Corp., Mobile, AL
DynCorp Tri-Cities Services, Inc., Richland, WA
Chemtex International, New York, NY

WSO Concerned Organization Award
Trinidad & Tobago Emergency Mutual Aid Scheme (TTEMAS)
U.S. Department of Transportation

WSO Concerned Company/Corporation Honorable Mention Award
Morganti Group, Inc., Austin-Bergstrom International Airport Project, Austin, TX
The Seiden Group, Inc., Livingston, NJ

WSO Honorable Mention Award
Safety Organization of Philippines, Inc., Quezon City, Philippines
Engr. Geruncio H. Ilagan, President, Safety Organization of Philippines, Inc.

WSO Individual Award
Dr. James Milone, Anthony L. Logsdon, Alex Oxyer

1996

World Safety Person of the Year
J. Peter Cunliffe, President, Movement Control Inc., Costa Mesa, California

WSO James K. Williams Award
Charles (Andy) Anderson, Little Rock, Arkansas

WSO Concerned Professional Award
Carol L. Johnson, Consultant, Dallas, Texas
Kevin Lee Witt, Safety Director, Royal Vendors, Inc., Kerneysville, WV

WSO Concerned Company/Corporation Award
BE&K Construction Co., Decatur, Alabama
Jacksonville District of the U.S. Army Corps of Eng., Jacksonville, FL
Fording Coal LTD, Greenhills Operations, Elkford, B.D. Canada
G. H. Hensley, Dallas, Texas
Westinghouse Electric Corp.-Waste Isolation Pilot Plant

WSO Concerned Company/Corporation Honorable Mention Award
McGaw, Inc., Irvine, California
H.B. Zachry Company, San Antonio, Texas

WSO Educational Award
Dr. Joseph E. Black. M.D., Director, BEEBE Occupational Medical Center, Millsboro, Delaware
Dr. Michael Manning, Ph.D., President, Manning and Associates, Tempe, AZ
Stan Zielinski, Plant Manager, Vlasic Food, Inc. Campbell Soup Co., Millsboro, Delaware

WSO Concerned Organization Award
The Australasian College of Tropical Medicine, Inc., James Cook University, Queensland, Australia
Harris County, Houston, Texas

WSO Honorable Mention Award
Samuel Crumpton, Dave Revel, Dr. Donald E. Rhodes, Ed Mauer, Dennis Murphy, Antony Logsdon

WSO Individual Award
Kathryn French, William Gooding, Dr. Lon McDaniel

1995

World Safety Person of the Year
Dr. Forrest Fisher, M.D., Vlassic Food/Campbell Soup Co.

WSO James K. Williams Award
Dr. Shuh Woel Yu, Industrial Technology Research Institute, Taiwan
Teh Sheng Su, Director, Council of Labor Affairs, Taippei, Taiwan

WSO Concerned Citizen Award
Brian Dubin, Consultant, Dallas, Texas

WSO Concerned Professional Award
Michael C. Hottinger, WellTech Oilfield Services Ltd., Michigan
W. Justin Kohl, Defender Services, Inc., Columbia, South Carolina
Michael P. Zirkle, Union Boiler Company

WSO Concerned Company/Corporation Award
Coastal Oil & Gas Corporation
Hartford Hospital
McInnis Brothers Construction, Inc.
Vlasic Foods Inc./Campbell Soup Company
Defender Services Inc., Columbia, South Carolina
ThermalKEM
H B Zachry Company

WSO Educational Award
Douglas W. Moore, Palm Beach County Fire-Rescue, Palm Beach, Florida
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Department of Safety Studies
Chief Kevin G. Coleman, Big Wheeling Creek Fire Department

WSO Concerned Organization Award
American Textile Manufacturers Institute
British Safety Council

Honorable Mention Award
Coleen Davlin, Dr. R. S. Palermo, Robert S. Brisbin, Rosemary Henderson, Robert P. Lapoint, Paul A. Turiano

WSO Individual Award
Sara DePriest, William R. Felkner, Dr. M. Jeyaraj, Edward Mauer

1994

World Safety Person of the Year
Dr. Rashmi Mayur, Global Futures Network, Bombay, India

WSO James K. Williams Award
Richard L. Stephens, Jr., GTREC Environmental Council, Kiowa, Colorado

WSO Concerned Citizen Award
Dr. Jeffrey Chase, National Traffic Safety Institute, Bellevue, Washington

WSO Concerned Professional Award
Stan W. Connolly, Shell Refining-Australia, Corlo, Victoria, Australia
Arlene Treschwig, Harris County Office of Risk Management, Houston, Texas

WSO Concerned Company/Corporation Award
Defender Services, Inc., Columbia. South Carolina
DynCorp, Fort Irwin Division, Ft. Irwin, California
Ab.sorb. Inc., Minnetonka, Minnesota
Ecology Technologies International, Inc., Mesa, Arizona
Chemical Manufacturers Association-CHEMTREC, Washington, DC
American Trucking Association, Inc., Alexandria, Virginia
Council of Labor Affairs, Taiwan

WSO Educational Award
H. Ray Johnson, Sr., Westinghouse, Carlsbad, New Mexico
Justin Kohl, Defender Services, Inc., Columbia, South Carolina
Linda P. Melvin, Vlasic Foods-Campbell Soup Co., Millsboro, Delaware

WSO Concerned Organization Award
Center for Industrial Safety & Health Technology, Industrial Technology Research Institute, Taiwan

The Most Progressive WSO Chapter
WSO Arkansas Chapter, Jonesboro, Arkansas

1993

World Safety Person of the Year
Dr. V. Harry Adrounie, retired, Hastings, Michigan

WSO James K. Williams Award
Edward M. Mauer, Frank Crystal & Co. Of Texas, Houston, Texas

WSO Concerned Citizen Award
Timothy Sanford, TMPA, Bryan, Texas

WSO Concerned Professional Award
Dr. Brian Connor, M.D., Australia, Australian College of Road Safety
Rupa Mathur, Office of Risk Management, Harris County, Houston, Texas

WSO Concerned Company/Corporation Award
General Electric, Memphis Lamp Plant, Memphis, Tennessee
Shell Refining, Australia
McDermott Marine Construction, Inc, Indonesia
Bechtel Corporation
TMPA, Bryan, Texas
Defender Services, Inc., Columbia, South Carolina
Marriott Management Services Corporation

WSO Educational Award
Joe Kaplan, Greater Los Angeles Chapter of the National Safety Council, California
Colin C. Grigg, NSW Traffic Education, Centre, Australia
Self Directed Safety Enterprises, Ohio

WSO Concerned Organization Award
Harris County, Houston, Texas
WSO Texas Chapter, Texas

1992

World Safety Person of the Year
Prof. Dr. Eduard Petrossiants, Russia

WSO James K. Williams Award
Brian Dubin, Consultant, Dallas, Texas

WSO Concerned Citizen Award
V. Harry Adrounie, retired, Hastings, Michigan

WSO Concerned Professional Award
William A. Minear II, Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc., Ohio
Don Rhodes, COMCO Safety Services, Lakewood, California

WSO Concerned Company/Corporation Award
Cape Canaveral Marine Services, Inc.
Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc., Pasadena, California
Jacobs Constructors, Inc., Baton Rouge, Louisiana
JE Merit Constructors, Inc., Houston, Texas
Jacobs Applied Technologies, Orangeburg, South Carolina
Jacobs International Ltd., Dublin, Ireland
Texas Municipal Power Authority, Bryan, Texas

WSO Educational Award
Dr. Peter A. Leggat, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
The Jamaican Association of Safety Professionals/WSO Jamaican Chapter, Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies
National Traffic Safety Institute, Salem, Oregon

WSO Concerned Organization Award
El Fenix Mutuo, Madrid, Spain

1991

World Safety Person of the Year
Richard L. Stephens, Maryland, USA (retired-previously CHEMTREC)

WSO James K. Williams Award
Lon McDaniel, Texas, Texas Department of Justice

WSO Concerned Citizen Award
Mort Beckman, Oklahoma, USA, Private Consultant

WSO Concerned Professional Award
Richard Clark, MEMC, Inc., Missouri
Timothy Sanford, TMPA, Texas

WSO Concerned Company/Corporation Award
MEMC Inc. Electronic Materials, St. Peters, Missouri
Texas Municipal Power Authority, Bryan, Texas
TX Department of Criminal Justice-Institutional Division, Huntsville, TX
Dee Howard Co., San Antonio, TX
McDonald’s Corporation, Oak Brook, Illinois

WSO Concerned Co/Corp. Honorable Mention Award
KTOK Radio, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

WSO Educational Award
COMCO Safety Services, Lakewood, California
May Day School, Manchester, Jamaica, West Indies
The Insurance Company of the West Indies, Ltd., Kingston, Jamaica, WI

WSO Concerned Organization Award
Texas Safety Association, Austin, Texas, USA
MADD, Dallas, Texas

1990

World Safety Person of the Year
Milton Tan,  Singapore National Safety Council, Singapore

1989

World Safety Person of the Year
James K. Williams, Maryland, USA, (retired, Transportation Research Board, National Research Council)

 

1988

World Safety Person of the Year
Dr. Peter A. Leggat, Australia, University of Queensland

 

1987

World Safety Person of the Year
James Tye, United Kingdom, British Safety Council

1986

World Safety Professional of the Year
James W. McClatchey, New York, USA, ATT