Ferrara Fire Apparatus Receives Industry Safety Award

Holden, LA—For the third consecutive year, Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Corporation (LWCC) has awarded Ferrara Fire Apparatus with the LWCC Safest 70 Award. This award acknowledges excellence, outstanding performance, and commitment to workplace safety.  Companies are recognized based on the effectiveness of their safety efforts in preventing injuries and controlling costs. Ferrara first received The Safest 70 Award in 2011. The Safest 70 is presented annually to 70 Louisiana companies with the most outstanding track record of workplace safety. Approximately 16,000 Louisiana companies are LWCC policyholders.

Kristin Wall, President and CEO of the LWCC noted, “We are deeply appreciative of the integrity and efforts by Ferrara Fire Apparatus, Inc. in achieving these goals.”

Ferrara Fire Apparatus President and CEO Chris Ferrara says the company has a strong belief in constantly striving to improve workplace safety. In addition to maintaining a safe work environment, Ferrara also has programs in place to encourage healthy lifestyles on the part of its employees and families. “Our customers trust us to build apparatus that will keep them safe traveling to an emergency, during the response and on the way back to the fire station. Likewise, we work to create an atmosphere that stresses safety on the job and an overall healthy lifestyle.”

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Ferrara Fire Apparatus Receives Industry Safety Award

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Holden, LA—Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Corporation (LWCC) has once again awarded Ferrara Fire Apparatus with the LWCC Safest 70 Award. The LWCC award is in recognition of Ferrara’s outstanding excellence and commitment to workplace safety. The Safest 70 is presented annually to 70 Louisiana companies in recognition of their commitment to safety. Approximately 18,000 Louisiana companies are LWCC policyholders.

Ferrara Fire Apparatus President and CEO Chris Ferrara said the recognition was affirmation of the company’s beliefs in constantly focusing upon and improving overall safety. “We say the products we build here ‘Lead the Way in Firefighter Safety.’ That all starts by creating a safe work environment for our employees. We can’t tout safety for our customers without first making sure our employees stay safe,” he said.

Ferrara Fire Apparatus, based in Holden, Louisiana, manufacturers a complete line of fire and emergency vehicles, including their Ultra, Inferno, Igniter, Ember, and Intruder 2 custom chassis; pumpers and tankers; rear- and mid-mount aerial ladders and platforms; rescue and incident command vehicles; Inundator foam pumpers; and the Strong Arm fire rescue vehicle. Ferrara offers such firefighter safety items as MVP Pumpers and Aerials, On-Site Tilt Table Testing, Crash Tested Cabs and Bodies, Complete Airbag Protection, and SmartWheel steering systems.

For more information, visit www.ferrarafire.com.