Baker Hughes Facility Receives Excellence Award For Perfect Safety
BAKER HUGHES RECEIVES AWARD-Mountaintop’s Baker Hughes facility recently received the Chairman’s Award for HSE Excellence for having maintained a perfect safety record in 2012.
 

Mountaintop’s  Baker  Hughes  facility,  located  in  the  Crestwood  Industrial

 Park,  celebrated  a  perfect  safety  record  for  the  year  2012.

“Every  year  the  Chairman’s  Award  for  HSE  Excellence  is  given  to  the  top  five  facilities  worldwide  that  have

 reached  and  maintained  the  goal  of  a  perfect  safety  record.  For  the  year

 2012,  our  Mountain  Top  facility  was

 chosen  as  one  of  the  5  facilities  worldwide  to  receive  this  prestigious  recognition,”  reports  Department  Administrator

 Michelle  Wiechec.  Baker  Hughes  Inc.,  a  1987  merger  of  R.  C.  Baker  International  and  Howard

 Hughes  Tool  Company  – each

 with  100  years  of  experience,  serves  industrial  oil  and  gas  clients  in  more  than  80  countries  and  more  than

 1,300  facilities  worldwide. The  Mountain  Top  location’s  achievement

 was  honored  by  Chairman  and  CEO  Martin  S.  Craighead.

 Mr.  Craighead  received  his

 Bachelor  of  Science  degree  in  Petroleum  and  Natural  Gas  Engineering  from  Pennsylvania  State  University,

 and  a  Master  of  Business  Administration  from  Vanderbilt  University.

 He  is  the  recipient  of  the  2010

 C.  Drew  Stahl  Distinguished  Achievement  Award  at  Penn  State. Joseph  Allen,  Health,  Safety  and  Environment

 Manager,  accepted  the  award  from  Craighead  and  Dmitry  Kozovenkov,

 V.P.  of  Health,  Safety  and  Environment.  Allen  reports  that  the  Mountain  Top  staff,  “has  worked  over

 four  years  without  an  injury  with

 an  initial  workforce  consisting  of  more  than  75%  new  employees  to  the  oil  and  gas  industry.    The  facility

 also  has  an  excellent  driving  performance  rating  in  an  area  withhigh  risk  of  animal  strikes  and  everchanging  driving  conditions.”

Craighead encouraged  theemployees  not  to  be  satisfied  withtheir  achievement  but  to  continue  tolook  out  for  one  another  and  strive  forsafety  excellence.    Craighead  said.    “Iwant  you  to  engage  more  proactivelywith  your  communities,  with  eachother  and  with  your  families.    Safetymust  be  something  you  think  aboutall  the  time.    Leadership  isn’t  doingwhat  everyone  else  does;  it’s  doingwhat  no  one  else  is  prepared  to  do.”

In  addition  to  HSE  ManagerJoseph  Allen,  Completions  ManagerJoe  Soley  and  Wireline  FieldManager  Nacer  Sidmohand  acceptedthe  crystal  trophy  and  a  $10,000.00prize  on  behalf  of  the  Mountain  Toppersonnel.