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The 2017 Awards Ceremony

ExxonMobil's Baton Rouge Polyolefins and Plastic plants will both be flying Best in Louisiana flags like this one this year. Receiving their awards for Best in Louisiana within Class Three, from left to right, are Claudette Bradford, BRPP SSH&E Supervisor, Angela Zerinque, BRPO Plant Manager, and Jenipher Dunphy, BRPP Plant Manager.

Christy Blanchard, EH&S Manager, accepting Rubicon's Most Improved award in Class Four.

Julie Roussel, Senior EHS Manager, Site Safety & Industrial Hygiene for The Dow Chemical Company, Louisiana Operations receives the 2017 Most Valuable Person (MVP) award for her outstanding work on the LCA Safety & Health Committee.

Julie Roussel, Senior EHS Manager, and Zen Saunders, Regulatory Affairs Leader, accept the Best in Louisiana award in Class Four for The Dow Chemical Company St. Charles Operations.

Marcus Ledoux, Plant Manager and Lance Martin, HSSE Manager, accept TOTAL's Most Improved Performance award for Class Three-sized companies.

Presenting Nalco Champion with the Best of Louisiana Award in Class Two are, from left to right, LCA President Greg Bowser, Nalco Champion Plant Manager James Kulesa, and Edward Flynn, LCA Vice President and Director Health, Safety & Security.

Christine George, Vice President ONE.net, and Paul LaBonne, Operations Director, MRPL, accept Air Liquide's Most Improved award for Class One companies.

Accepting Grace's award for Best in Louisiana in Class Three-sized companies are, from left to right, Joseph Staves, Safety General Foreman; Jody Goodfriend, Operator, Safety and Union Committeeman; Julie Morris, EHS Manager; and Hyun Brossett, Plant Manager. LCA's Edward Flynn made the presentations.

Best in Louisiana award flag

Best in Louisiana Award

Class 1 (1-100 employees)

Mexichem Fluor Inc.

Class 2 (101 - 200 employees)

Nalco Champion, an Ecolab Company

Class 3 (201-400 employees)

ExxonMobil Baton Rouge Plastics Plant

ExxonMobil Baton Rouge Polyolefins


Class 4 (over 400 employees)

The Dow Chemical Company, St. Charles Operations

Most Improved award

Most Improved Performance

Class 1 (1-100 employees)

Air Liquide, Geismar ASU

Class 2 (101 - 200 employees)

Ingevity South Carolina LLC

Class 3 (201-400 employees)

Total Petrochemicals & Refining USA

Class 4 (over 400 employees)

Rubicon LLC


The SAFE Awards Presentation

Take a look at The Slide Show. This PDF has all of the slides shown as the SAFE awards were being announced.