SPI's Safety Statistics and Awards (SSA) Program - Your Input Needed

November 16, 2012

Occupational safety is an integral part of a competitive plastics industry that values the nearly 900 thousand workers it employs. SPI presents the Safety Statistics and Awards (SSA) Program as a way to gather more information on safety in the industry and to recognize facilities that have achieved a high level of safety performance. Awards are based on data reported on a company's annual OSHA 300 Log of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses.

With sufficient participation, SPI can calculate statistics for both the overall participants and specific industry segments.


SPI currently recognizes those work sites that qualify for one of four certificate awards. This year we had a total of 126 submissions from 30 companies. Based on 2011 data, there were 39 Distinguished Safety Awards, 22 Achievement Safety Awards, 20 Merit Safety Awards, and 34 Special Recognition awards issued. To see a full list of this year’s participants please click here. Thank you to all of the companies that participated in the 2011 SSA program.

Quick Survey: Your Input Needed

SPI is seeking your input to improve upon our Safety Statistics and Awards Program. Please take a moment and respond to this survey to share your thoughts and suggestions.

If you have any questions regarding the SPI SSA program please contact SPI staff. 


William R. Carteaux
President & CEO
SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association 


Founded in 1937, SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association promotes growth in the $427 billion U.S. plastics industry. Representing nearly one million American workers in the third largest U.S. manufacturing industry, SPI delivers legislative and regulatory advocacy, market research, industry promotion and the fostering of business relationships and zero waste strategies. SPI also owns and produces the international NPE trade show. All profits from NPE are reinvested into SPI’s industry services. Find SPI online at www.plasticsindustry.org and www.inthehopper.org.

"From resin suppliers and equipment makers to processors and brand owners, SPI is proud to represent all facets of the U.S. plastics industry," said William R. Carteaux, president and CEO, SPI. "Our most recent economic reports show that the plastics industry as a whole is resilient, and has come through the recession significantly better than other U.S. manufacturing sectors."

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