NALP announces 2017 Safety Recognition Award recipients

The National Association of Landscape Professionals announced the recipients of this year’s Safety Recognition Awards.

The national program acknowledges industry companies that consistently demonstrate their commitment to safety. NALP’s Safety Recognition Awards are open to the entire industry.

This year, 263 awards were earned for the performance period from January 1, 2016, through December 31, 2016.

Award categories include “No Vehicle Accidents,” “No Injuries or Illnesses,” and “No Days Away from Work” as well as the “Overall Safety Achievement Award.” Companies that participated in previous programs were also eligible for the “Most Improved” category. View a list of all award recipients.

The “Overall Safety Achievement” award honors those companies with high-performing safety programs that create and maintain safe work environments in the landscape industry. Companies are eligible for this award if they demonstrate outstanding safety performance in the workplace based on their combined fleet and employee incident rates. View the complete list of winners.

The “Best of the Best” award was earned by the following companies who, for the past three years, have maintained the “Overall Safety Achievement Award – Gold Level” status:

Arlington Lawncare Inc. – Lake City, Pennsylvania


United Right-of-Way – Phoenix, Arizona

Trio Outdoor Maintenance – Mt. Clemens, Michigan

Greenleaf Services – Linville, North Carolina

Curby’s Lawn & Garden LLC – Olathe, Kansas

Clarence Davids & Co. – Matteson, Illinois

Alliance Landscape Co. LLC – Fort Worth, Texas

Recipients of the “Best of the Best,” and “Overall Safety Achievement” awards will be recognized on stage during NALP’s LANDSCAPES 2017 Awards Dinner on October 19 in Louisville, Kentucky.

Companies that participate in safety programs and win safety awards receive benefits in lower in insurance and accident costs.


View a list of all award recipients at