The National Drilling Association (NDA) has announced the winners of the group’s 2019 Safety Awards. Members competed based on their 2019 safety records and winners were required to have excellent safety records that were above the average of their competitors.

The group presents awards to different categories of companies, based on annual exposure hours. In the 10,000-250,000 hours category, awards went to:

  • Pearson Drilling Company
  • Terra Testing Inc.
  • Odyssey Environmental Services Inc.
  • Resilient Drilling Services LLC
  • SANO Drilling Inc.
  • Soil X Corp.

Moving up, Geotechnology Inc. received an award in the 250,001-500,000 annual exposure hours category. The safety award for companies over 500,000 annual exposure hours went to Cascade LLC.

In a release, NDA says safety remains a top priority for its members and these award winners set an example for all companies in the drilling industry.

NDA offers safety materials such as tailgate safety tips, a drilling safety guide and safety label kits to help members achieve the level of zero accidents. These safety aids are available to any company wishing to improve safety among employees. Find safety material order information and NDA membership information at

The National Drilling Association is a nonprofit made up of contractors, manufacturers and affiliated members from the drilling industry representing the geotechnical, environmental and mineral exploration sectors. NDA’s mission is to promote the use of professional drilling contractors and their methods.