PRECO Electronics Opens Applications for the 2017 Excellence in Safety Award

Share Article

Annual Excellence in Safety Award Recognizes Stewards of Safety for Initiative, Imagination and Involvement in Heavy-Duty Industries

News Image
PRECO is looking forward to identifying those who are acting as an agent of change, learn how they are applying best practices, and who is changing the industry for the better.

PRECO® Electronics, the global leader in heavy-duty collision avoidance solutions, today started accepting nominations for its seventh annual Excellence in Safety Award. The PRECO Excellence in Safety Award recognizes leaders of change that address safety with vigor, while using advanced safety initiatives and thinking outside the box to make roadways and worksites safer.

After receiving a record number of nominations in 2016, PRECO awarded the Solid Waste Association of North America’s (SWANA) David Biderman and City of Oxnard Environmental Resources Division’s George Van Hemert with the Excellence in Safety Award. Both recipients demonstrated unparalleled commitment to safety to distinguish themselves as leaders in their respective markets.
Now in its seventh year, the annual Excellence in Safety Award is the most widely recognized and anticipated award among heavy-duty safety professionals. Tom Loutzenheiser (@TomLoutz), vice president of marketing and business development at PRECO Electronics shared, “The annual award is an opportunity to recognize leaders of heavy-duty markets that are often behind the scenes and focused on facilitating safe work cultures. PRECO is looking forward to identifying those who are acting as an agent of change, learn how they are applying best practices, and who is changing the industry for the better.”

Nominations for the 2017 Excellence in Safety Award are now being accepted. To nominate a candidate for the 2017 Excellence in Safety Award, click on this link, complete the nomination form, and press the “submit” button, which will send your nomination directly to PRECO Electronics. Alternatively, you can email Tamara Humpherys at with your contact information to receive an application for the 2017 award. The recipients of the 2017 Excellence in Safety Award will be announced in early 2018.

Past recipients include representatives from Solid Waste Association of North America’s (SWANA), City of Oxnard Environmental Resources Division, Rumpke Waste & Recycling, Honolulu Disposal, Unimin, and Montana-Dakota Utilities.

About the Excellence in Safety Award
PRECO Electronics’ commitment to the heavy-duty vehicle safety industry has continued to move safety forward. As a safety leader, PRECO identifies and honors other safety professionals who also keep safety moving forward in their companies, communities, and industry. PRECO Electronics created the Excellence in Safety award to honor individuals each year who are the voice of safety in their industry.

The award criteria includes the following characteristics:
Initiative: The ideal candidate will initiate candid discussions, programs (corporate, community, or industry), and/or give voice to safety issues in the industry or community.

Imagination: The ideal candidate will demonstrate creative and original suggestions to move safety into the forefront of the community, legislature, company, or industry they serve.

Involvement: The ideal candidate will take an active role in industry associations, community safety programs, and/or corporate/legislative policy changes to advance safety.

To learn more, visit, contact PRECO at 866.977.7326 or email info(at)

About PRECO Electronics
PRECO is the global leader of collision avoidance solutions for heavy-duty equipment industries. PRECO believes that those responsible for heavy-duty equipment operations have a desire to keep the people and property around them safe and free from harm. We design, engineer, and manufacture collision avoidance technology optimized for heavy-duty equipment. Our safety products have survived the industry’s most rigorous testing for unstoppable performance in the harshest working conditions imaginable, so operators and fleets can perform with greater confidence and peace of mind.

Established in 1947, PRECO has been providing safety solutions to heavy-duty industries for 70 years. Learn more at and follow us on Twitter @PrecoElec.

Share article on social media or email:

View article via:

Pdf Print