ACCA Names Safety Masters, Merit Award Winners

Sept. 8, 2010
Tri-City Mechanical: 200,000+ safe hours

The Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) announced the members of the 2010 Safety Masters Club, sponsored by Federated Insurance, along with the Awards of Merit winners in their individual categories.

The Safety Masters Club and the Awards of Merit are the HVACR industry's most prestigious recognition for contractors who are dedicated to safe workplaces. ACCA teamed up with Federated Insurance in this effort to help HVACR contractors demonstrate their commitment to safety in the workplace.

Federated Insurance is a proven leader in providing small businesses with risk management tools and resources. "Congratulations to all Safety Masters Club award winners - there is no higher honor recognizing ACCA's members' commitment to providing a safe working environment for their valued employees," says Mike Kerr, Senior Vice President of Insurance Operations for Federated.

Membership in ACCA's Safety Masters Club reinforces an employer's commitment to existing employees and the local community, and serves as a strong recruitment tool for potential employees. The Award of Merit recognizes the ACCA contractor members with the best safety record and program for 2009 in each of four categories based on man-hours.

ACCA's 2010 Safety Award of Merit recipients are:

  • 0 to 40,000 hours: Wilson Air Conditioning Service, Inc., Powder Springs, GA
  • 40,001 to 100,000 hours: Hobaica Services, Inc., Phoenix, AZ
  • 100,001 to 200,000 hours: Peaden Air Conditioning, Panama City, FL 200,001+ hours: Tri-City Mechanical, Chandler, AZ

The complete list of the 2010 Safety Masters Club members:

  • Aaron York's Quality Air Conditioning, Indianapolis, IN
  • Bay Area Air Conditioning, Crystal River, FL
  • Blue Dot Services of Maryland, Forest Hill, MD
  • Clark, Inc., Paradise, PA
  • Frymire Services, Inc., Dallas, TX
  • Hobaica Services, Inc., Phoenix, AZ
  • Isaac Heating & Air Conditioning, Rochester, NY
  • Ivey Mechanical Company, Kosciusko, MS
  • Peaden Air Conditioning, Panama City, FL
  • Shafer Services, Inc., San Antonio, TX
  • Shapiro and Duncan, Inc., Rockville, MD
  • TAG Mechanical Systems, Inc., Syracuse, NY
  • Thermal Concepts, Davie, FL
  • Tri-City Mechanical, Chandler, AZ
  • Wilson Air Conditioning Service, Inc., Powder Springs, GA
  • MSI Mechanical Systems, Inc., Salem, NH

"ACCA appreciates Federated's continued assistance in promoting safety in HVACR workplaces. We congratulate the winners and all of our Safety Masters Club members for their commitment to safety," says Paul T. Stalknecht, ACCA President & CEO. "These companies are leaders in our industry in setting such a high standard for excellence."

The Safety Masters Club and the Awards of Merit are given out annually to recognize the companies that strive to be industry leaders in safety. Through the association's partnership with Federated, ACCA members can learn more about managing risks, reducing losses, and protecting business investments.

For more information on the Safety Masters Club, contact Charlie McCrudden at 703/824-8841.