Bridgeport Ethanol receives safety award

Bridgeport, NE, - Bridgeport Ethanol, LLC receives 2012 ERI Safety Award of Honor. The Award of Honor is presented to the top performing ethanol producer in the ERI Safety Group in the areas of Total Recordable Incident Rate (TRIR), Workers Compensation frequency/severity and most recent safety audit score.

"Bridgeport Ethanol, LLC is very excited to accept this safety award on behalf of the team members that work here at the plant. Through their efforts to work safe, we were able to be ranked #1 nationally for safety. Receiving this award is a very proud moment for everyone here at Bridgeport Ethanol, LLC," says Ted Free, General Manager.

Bridgeport Ethanol, LLC has been producing ethanol and wet distiller's grain, used as cattle feed, for nearly five years. Ethanol produced at this facility can be transported nationwide, but is most often shipped by rail to the west coast and by truck to Colorado, South Dakota and Nebraska facilities. Wet distiller's grain is shipped by truck to area feedlots in Western Nebraska. Bridgeport Ethanol, LLC employs approximately 30 employees. The facility operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The ERI Safety Group represents over 80 ethanol producers across the United States that have a strong commitment to safety, loss control and risk reduction.

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