26 the most recent version is available, and also allows supervisors to spend more time interfacing on the floor with employees. Employees are also able to access this information at home, reinforcing the mindset of thinking and acting safely at work and at home. • Implemented a hands-free automatic rebar bender system at CMC Rebar in Gastonia, North Carolina which removes operators from a point of exposure where there had been previous injuries. Safety Training in Poland At CMC Poland, we conducted the following specialized training in 2015 and 2016: •  Explosive and other dangerous/ military materials detection in scrap – focusing on employees who are involved in the scrap handling process, we trained almost 300 employees from the mill and recycling yards in Poland. •  Protection against ion radiation (radioactive materials) in scrap – also focused on employees involved in the scrap handling process, we trained 200 employees from the mill and recycling yards. •  Safety Protocol when working at heights – training for employees who work at heights above 3 meters on a regular basis. In 2016, we trained 45 employees at the Poland mill. CMC’s U.S. Mills’ Incident Rate is Consistently Below the National Industry Average (as determined by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics) Note: 2016 BLS National Average not available at time of publishing this report 2013 2014 2015 2016 2.0 2.8 3.1 2.4 2.8 2.7 1.6 2.4 3.5 1.0 2.2 CMC U.S. Mills TRIR SMA Industry Average BLS National Average