Safety, Health, and Security

Safety, Health, & Security Committee

The SHS Committee meets monthly, typically on the second Tuesday of each month from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m., at the GBRIA office and is led by GBRIA Board of Directors’ members.  Participants on the committee are usually safety management representatives from member sites.  The committee covers many topics, has developed best practice guidelines and continues to seek improvements in safety.

Safety Excellence Awards

Once a year, Baton Rouge area plants and contractors come together to celebrate the accomplishments made by both in the previous year. 

The GBRIA Contractor Safety Excellence Awards are attended by over 700 industry leaders, representing GBRIAs 60+ members and 50+ contractors and vendors. This banquet showcases the best of the best that industry has to offer. 

Awards are given in the following categories:

General Construction & Maintenance

Civil Construction

Commercial Construction

Crane & Rigging

Specialty Trade Hard Craft

Specialty Trade Soft Craft

Technical Support

Contractor Safety & Health Audits

GBRIA, as a service to its members, facilitates a safety & health audit on contractor companies utilizing a 3rd party auditing firm. These audits serve to assist member companies with their requirement to evaluate contractor’s safety and health programs under the OSHA 1910.119 (h) regulations. The audit holds reciprocity with Houston Business Roundtable and is valid for three (3) years. The program is aimed to reduce the cost for member companies and reduce repetitive audits for contractor companies. GBRIA has 200+ audits on file. Please contact Brandon Smith, to learn more about the audit program and gain access to completed audits.

Partnership with Alliance Safety Council


The Alliance Safety Council delivers safety training for GBRIA members to prepare contract workers to enter industrial sites and is accepted by all plants in the Greater Baton Rouge area as well as many other plants in the nation.


The Alliance Safety Council develops site-specific orientation courses for GBRIA members at no charge.


The Security Passport program offers a portable screen and is accepted by most plants in the Greater Baton Rouge area. Click the logo below for more information. View here for a full description of the program and crimes list.

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