Leeco® Steel, the largest supplier of steel plate in North America, announces the appointment of Jill Laumann to Safety Manager, effective April 5, 2021, as part of the company’s effort to revitalize its safety program.
In her new role, Ms. Laumann will manage company-wide safety initiatives and focus on extending Leeco’s 29-month stretch of zero recordable accidents across all facilities.
“Employee safety has always been Leeco’s top priority,” said Chad Schuh, Vice President of Operations. “With Jill heading our safety program, we are excited to see how Leeco can further improve current safety protocols and implement new initiatives to help keep our employees safe.”
Some of the safety initiatives that Ms. Laumann will implement in her role include evaluating and improving current safety documentation processes, increasing safety communications throughout facilities, updating and training facility managers on emergency response plans and ensuring that all facilities continue to be OSHA compliant.
Ms. Laumann started her career at Leeco in 2006 as a Shipping and Receiving Associate at our recently opened Oshkosh, WI distribution center. She was later promoted to Warehouse Supervisor of the Oshkosh warehouse in 2014.
About Leeco® Steel
Leeco Steel (Leeco), an O’Neal Industries affiliate company, stocks and sells steel plate, maintaining one of the largest inventories of carbon, High Strength Low Alloy (HSLA) and alloy steel plate coming from premier mills worldwide. Founded in 1882, Leeco has 11 strategically located distribution centers in North America that are stocked with huge quantities of carbon- and heat-treated steel plate, and also supplies large-quantity commodity products to companies around the world via its expert Trading division. For more information, visit www.leecosteel.com.
About O’Neal Industries
O’Neal Industries (ONI) is the nation’s largest family-owned network of metals service centers and component and tube manufacturing businesses. Composed of eight leading brands with estimated combined sales of $1.9 billion in 2020, ONI is based in Birmingham, Alabama, and has more than 70 specialized facilities throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. The company is celebrating 100 years in business in 2021. For more information, visit onealind.com.