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MSB Earns Two 2019 ISTC Safety Awards

July 2, 2019

METAIRIE, La.–(July 2, 2019)–M S Benbow & Associates (MSB) was recognized for the fifth-consecutive year with two International Safety Training Council (ISTC) Safety Achievement Awards during the council’s 23nd annual Safety Excellence Training Award Banquet. MSB received a Safety Achievement Award for Years Worked for achieving ten years worked without an OSHA lost workday incident and a Safety Achievement Award for Sustained Achievement for sustaining a “zero” incidence rate for the third-consecutive year.

MSB Safety Coordinator Kevin R. Patton accepted the 2019 ISTC Safety Awards. 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 ISTC Safety Achievement Awards program recognizes safety excellence contractors have achieved through diligence and dedication for the safety of employees and clients.

“We believe that maintaining a safety culture means incorporating continual assessment and safety awareness into all operations,” said MSB President Leo Holzental, Jr., P.E. “Being recognized for the exceptional level of safety education and training that our employee’s put to use while performing their job duties is one of the highest compliments we can receive.

The Industrial Safety Training Council is a 501(c)3 Non-Profit training and education organization located in Southeast Texas. ISTC delivers safety training and site-specific job safety orientations to contractors as well as the employees of 76 local Refining and Chemical plants.

MSB’s Safety Culture

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.

Celebrating more than 40 years as a privately owned engineering consultancy, MSB delivers integrated, turnkey engineering services for complex engineering projects from California to the Northeastern U.S. MSB has four locations in Louisiana and Texas and more than 100 associates. Its 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.