Thunder Bay, ON, Friday October 6, 2017 – Tom Jones Corporation’s outstanding leadership in health and safety has been honoured with the IHSA’s President’s Award from the Infrastructure Health and Safety Association (IHSA) in Toronto, it was announced today.
The Northern Ontario construction company, with headquarters in Thunder Bay, was one of nine companies in the province to be honored with the prestigious award. The President’s Award is presented annually for achieving excellence in workplace safety culture by reaching more than 250,000 hours worked without a lost-time injury.
Says Parker Jones, President at Tom Jones Corporation: “Health & Safety is always the top priority at Tom Jones Corporation. This award recognizes every employee in our organization, from the office to the field, who has committed to ensuring an excellent health and safety record for employees, subcontractors and site visitors. Our people work together every day to ensure that every work site is free of injury. An Injury free workplace allows our firm to remain competitive and ultimately deliver value to our clients.”
2017 is a milestone year in the history of Tom Jones Corporation as it celebrates 50 years of business operations. Since 1967, Tom Jones Corporation has successfully completed hundreds of complex construction projects to clients in Thunder Bay and across the region in diverse industrial, commercial, institutional and design-build sectors.
“For 50 years, Tom Jones Corporation has recognized the importance of workplace Health & Safety. We have developed a leading-edge, best practice-based Health & Safety program to lead by example in an inherently hazardous and risk filled industry. This award is real validation and the incentive we need to continue to raise standards within the Ontario construction industry,” continues Parker Jones.