Off The Clock: Quakertown Carpenter wins national award
Carpenter Chris Neubert of Quakertown earned a bronze medal at the ‘Olympics of Construction’ at the Associated Builders and Contractors National Craft Championships in Birmingham, Ala. Neubert is a carpenter at Klover Contracting, a carpentry company specializes in prefabricated wall panels, metal stud framing, drywall, acoustical ceilings, rough wood carpentry and finish carpentry. Neubert attend classes one day per week at ABC Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter’s Apprenticeship Trust Center in Harleysville. Pictured from left are Mike Bellaman, president of ABC National, Neubert and Greg Sizemore, chairman of the National Craft Championships Committee.
Environmental Waste Minimization Inc. of Northampton and Rapid Response Inc., an affiliate of EWMI, received the Governor’s Award for Safety Excellence issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry. The award recognizes EWMI for reducing workplace injuries and illnesses. The award was presented at the Annual Governor’s Occupational Safety & Health Conference in Hershey. Pictured from left (front row): Michael Acker, president, EWMI; Robert Maier, health and safety technician, EWMI; and Thomas Sidloski, director of operations, EWMI. Pictured from left (standing): Michael Vovakes, deputy secretary, Labor & Industry; David Pohwat, vice president of business development, EWMI; Greg Inman, vice president, EWMI; Joseph J. Fittos III, health and safety director, EWMI; Tim David, vice president of operations, EMWI; Bill Michalik, general manager, Rapid Response; and Robert O’Brien, executive secretary, Labor & Industry.
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