Top Safety Award for Mammoet in Canada
During the virtual Annual General Meeting of the Crane Rental Association of Canada this summer Mammoet received the Association’s prestigeous Safety Award for their high standard in safety and security in 2019.
The Crane Rental Association of Canada is a not-for-profit, crane organization that represents crane rental companies, manufacturers and suppliers of cranes and equipment, and suppliers of specialty crane rental services in Canada. Their initiative is to promote and celebrate safety in the Canadian crane industry.
With members from Canada, the United States and Europe, Mammoet has been a member of the Crane Rental Association of Canada since 2002 and has had several company representatives act as Board Members of the organization over the years. Gijs Verdeijen, Vice President, Mammoet Canada Western, had been named newest chairperson earlier this summer, to serve 2020 and 2021.
Receiving the award, Gijs Verdeijen said:”I am both honored, and proud to accept this award on behalf of our Mammoet employees. It is through the collective efforts of everyone in our organization to put safety first that we can receive this award today. Mammoet’s teams work to the highest safety standards possible.
“The organization is committed to the safety of our people, contractors, subcontractors, customers and surrounding communities. It is something that we do not compromise on, and we are proud to be recognized by the C.R.A.C. who also share this commitment.
“Safety is embedded in the Mammoet culture and our collective attitude and behaviour towards safety is continuously focussed on ensuring everyone gets home safe, every day. Starting with leadership, Mammoet is focused on modelling safe behaviours, which has worked its way through the organization to our professionals with their boots on the ground.
“It’s through their attention to detail, smart solutions, and safety culture that we have earned a reputation as an industry leader in safety.This award demonstrates that Mammoet’s investment into our safety training programs, development, and engagement with our people to maintain a high degree of compliance continues to pay off.”