Trico Safety Officer Addresses Insurance Members

Wed September 29, 2010 - National Edition

Steve Phillips, vice president of health, safety and the environment of Trico Lift, recently spoke at a safety workshop held in Kansas City, Mo., for the American Contractors Insurance Group Inc. Trico Lift is an access equipment company specializing in the rental, sale, servicing and training of aerial work platforms. The American Contractors Insurance Group writes insurance policies and provides related services to its shareholders, many of which are large commercial construction and development companies. Phillips addressed the group about safe aerial work platform operating and training standards.

Attendees at the conference for safety and claims professionals, included safety managers, superintendents, project engineers, claims managers and safety/claims coordinators.

Phillips, a credentialed trainer and former manager of health, safety and environmental programs of Halliburton/KBR, conducts formal classroom as well as on-site training for several thousand equipment operators each year.

Under Phillips’ direction, Trico Lift and the company’s employees continue to receive access industry recognition for safety milestones and accomplishments including a Contractor Merit Safety Award presented by the National Petrochemical & Refiners Association for safe work performance. The company performed more than 12 consecutive months without a lost time or recordable incident in 2007, 2008 and again in 2010.

Trico Lift specializes in aerial work platforms with an equipment fleet made up primarily of boom lifts, scissor lifts and rough terrain forklifts.

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