Mike Hooks Wins National Award for Excellence in Safety

May 25, 2022

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Dredging & Marine Contractor, Mike Hooks, LLC, announces it has been awarded a 2021 AEU Safety Award for the company’s strong commitment to safety in the workplace.

The American Equity Underwriters, Inc. (AEU), the leading provider of workers’ compensation for waterfront employers, presents the AEU Safety Awards each year to its best performing members nationwide.


“This is great news for our team at Mike Hooks!,” said Ashley Kerns, president of Mike Hooks.

“Congratulations to our safety team and all of our employees on their continued focus on safety throughout the workplace.”


Eligibility for the awards is based on the frequency and severity of workers’ compensation incidents for the prior calendar year, as well as safety-related metrics determined by AEU’s loss control team.

Excellence in Safety Award

Excellence in Safety Award

 

This year’s winners truly are the safest in the industry,” said Jimmy Burgin, senior vice president and director of loss control at AEU. “The commitment of their management teams, supervisors, safety staff, and employees all combine to create safety programs that are worthy of this recognition.

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