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SUSTAINABILITY Health and Safety OUR MISSION

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OUR GOAL: ZERO INCIDENTS WITH INJURIES OR OCCUPATIONAL ILLNESSES

Argos has the commitment, as well the personal and professional conviction, to ensure the safety and health of all our employees, contractors and other personnel working on our sites. Our dedication to working in a safe manner allows us to all return home safe and sound.

Workplace safety and health are a demonstration of respect, and as such are an essential component in all aspects of our business. As for health and safety results, we believe that the only acceptable figure is ZERO: zero incidents and occupational illnesses. Achieving this goal is fundamental to reach operational excellence.

More than that, our team shows an ongoing and active interest not only in the safety and health of our sites, but that of our customers, suppliers and other stakeholders. Therefore, we encourage our employees, who may be visiting other job sites, to speak up and halt any activity that could endanger the safety or health of themselves or others.

Taking care of our health and safety is an essential part of all our lives, regardless of where we are or the type of activities we perform. We are proud of being leaders in health and safety, and we want to extend those values beyond our own facilities, both personally and professionally, to our children, families, customers, suppliers and communities, in order to build a better world.

SAFETY AWARDS AND HONORS

  • Surface Mine Emergency Response Training and Competition – Second place (perfect score), Argos Roberta Plant emergency response team
  • Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) Certificate of Achievements – Newberry Plant (2015), Roberta Plant (2014, 2015), Atlanta Grinding Facility (2015, 2016), Harleyville Plant (2015, 2016)
  • President’s Safety Award, “<100,000 Employee Hours” category, Georgia Mining Association – Atlanta Cement Plant
  • Corporate Fleet Safety Award, Arkansas Trucking Association – Little Rock ready mix team
  • Excellence in Safety, National Ready Mixed Concrete Association – Little Rock ready mix team
  • Excellence in Safety Award, Association of General Contractors of Arkansas – Little Rock ready mix team

DEMONSTRATED SAFETY PERFORMANCE

  • Tampa Cement Plant – 10 years without a lost time incident
  • Durham Terminal – 34 years without a lost time incident

Workplace safety and health are a demonstration of respect, and as such are an essential component in all aspects of our business. As for health and safety results, we believe that the only acceptable figure is ZERO: zero incidents and occupational illnesses. Achieving this goal is fundamental to reach operational excellence.

More than that, our team shows an ongoing and active interest not only in the safety and health of our sites, but that of our customers, suppliers and other stakeholders. Therefore, we encourage our employees, who may be visiting other job sites, to speak up and halt any activity that could endanger the safety or health of themselves or others.

Taking care of our health and safety is an essential part of all our lives, regardless of where we are or the type of activities we perform. We are proud of being leaders in health and safety, and we want to extend those values beyond our own facilities, both personally and professionally, to our children, families, customers, suppliers and communities, in order to build a better world.