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MSB Recognized in 2018 National Safety Council Occupational Safety Contest

May 13, 2019

Safety Council’s South Louisiana Chapter recognizes company with Metro Safety Award of Honor

METAIRIE, La.—May 13, 2019—M S Benbow & Associates’s (MSB) safety culture and safe practices in the workplace earned the engineering consultancy recognition from the South Louisiana Chapter of the National Safety Council (NSC). MSB was one of four companies with 100,000-250,000 hours worked to receive the Metro Safety Award of Honor and among 23 companies of various sizes to earn the recognition.

The awards were distributed in April at the NSC South Louisiana Chapter Banquet at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Metairie.

“At MSB, we believe safety is more than a matter of compliance. Maintaining a safety culture means upholding the expectation of completing all projects without incident and incorporating continual assessment and safety awareness into all operations,” said MSB President Leo L. Holzenthal, Jr., P.E.

National Safety Council Award M S BenbowWhile this is the first time MSB has been recognized by the National Safety Council, the company has a long history of developing strategies and systems to ensure that their engineering activities uphold the highest levels of safety performance. As a result, MSB has achieved more than 1,500,000 man-hours with zero injuries or illnesses and garnered multiple occupational safety accolades over the years. MSB for the eighth-consecutive year has earned the Contractor Safety Excellence Award, an honor for outstanding safety engineering and workforce safety performance at Shell Norco Refinery & Chemical Plant. Other safety recognitions include earning two Safety Achievement Awards from the Industrial Safety Training Council (ISTC) consecutively from 2014 to 2017 and the Chalmette Refining Partner in Safety Award.

A leading design and engineering firm serving the industrial, government, institutional and energy sectors, MSB celebrated 40 years of continued growth as a privately owned professional engineering corporation in 2018. With four locations in Louisiana and Texas and more than 100 associates, MSB delivers integrated, turnkey engineering services for complex engineering projects from California to the Northeastern United States. MSB engineers are registered in over 30 states and are consistently recognized for technical ability, leadership in industry organizations and regional excellence.

About M S Benbow & Associates

A multi-discipline, 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 over 30 states and offices in Metairie and Mandeville, La., 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.