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2017 Governor's Award for Safety Excellence (GASE) Winners

Advanced Cast Products, Inc.

Advanced Cast Products Staff 

Advanced Cast Products is a ductile iron foundry with a programmed Austempered Ductile Iron heat-treating line that allows them to boast the only salt-to-salt austempering line in the North American foundry market. Their primary markets include heavy truck, construction equipment, railroad and mining parts.

Advanced Cast Products has worked 1,811,884 hours since their last lost work day accident. New employees must complete an 8-week work hardening program.

Environmental Waste Minimization, Inc.

Environmental Waste Minimization Staff 

Environmental Waste Minimization, Inc. (EWMI) has offices in Northampton, Pa. and Bakersfield, Ca. Their services include remediation, demolition, lab pack, transportation and disposal, soil management and emergency services.

Over the last three years, EWMI has seen their workplace injuries reduced to zero with their continual training and their behavioral based safety program. Established a Blue Card Program for reporting incidents and near misses.


Rettew Staff 

RETTEW is a national company with locations in Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York, West Virginia and Colorado, with 11 technical service areas including consulting, engineering, survey, construction, geosciences, GIS, land development, natural sciences and transportation.

RETTEW has a hands-on training center where employees can get all the necessary training required for any type of job or for any job site. Established a Safety One Call number for employees to report safety concerns.