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Industrial Safety Training Council Recognizes M S Benbow Safety Achievements

May 23, 2017

MSB Earns Two Awards for Consecutive No Lost Work Days, Zero Incidents

METAIRIE, La.−(May 23, 2017)−M S Benbow & Associates’ (MSB) safety record was recently recognized with two International Safety Training Council (ISTC) Safety Achievement Awards. The engineering firm was recognized for having worked eight years without an OSHA lost workday case and for sustaining a “zero” incidence rate for the third consecutive year.

The ISTC delivers safety training and site-specific job safety orientations to contractors and employees of refining and chemical plants in the Southeast Texas areas.

The presentation of the ISTC safety awards is part of a comprehensive safety awards program developed to promote safety through training in the contractor industry and to publicly recognize the excellent record of safety these contractors have achieved. The ISTC 21st Annual Safety Awards Banquet presented a total of 221 safety awards to 101 contract companies for years worked, hours worked, incidence rate reduction and sustained performance of “zero” incidence rate. The professional engineering consultancy also received two ISTC safety awards in 2014 and 2015.

“MSB is committed to a culture that promotes an injury-free workplace. We continually assess strategies and systems to ensure our engineering activities uphold the highest level of safety performance,” said MSB Chief Executive Officer Michael S. Benbow, P.E. “Our work demands an exceptional level of safety education, training, and awareness from every employee, and a culture that supports employee-driven solutions to address any safety concerns.”

MSB supports a comprehensive program for promoting safety as one of the company’s core values. The company’s internal safety controls include a safety specialist, stringent third-party safety training, client-specific safety training, pre-job safety and hazard analysis for each project, weekly and monthly safety meetings, a background screening and drug testing program, and incident investigation procedure.


A multidiscipline, integrated engineering consultancy, M S Benbow & Associates is regarded as one of the top professional engineering firms in the region serving some of the most notable refineries, airports, convention centers, campuses, and large public venues in the United States. With professional registrations in 30 states and offices in Metairie, Mandeville, Houston and Dallas, MSB provides expertise in Electrical Power Systems, Instrumentation & Controls, Telecommunications & Technology, and Drafting & Design with end-to-end project management services. MSB provides a wide range of engineering services including feasibility studies, front-end engineering design, detailed design packages, site acceptance testing, startup/commissioning services and specialty installation services.