Benchmarking Survey

While governmental data for industry statistics are often published years after the fact, PPSA data is published once a year within very current time line. This data is unavailable anywhere else.

Using PPSA member contacts and working in association with the AF&PA, up-to-date injury and illness data for the industry are gathered and shared with member companies. Benchmark data for participating and member companies are gathered in fourteen categories.

  • Bag Plants
  • Tubes & Cores
  • Corrugated Converting
  • Folding Carton
  • Other Paper Converting (Tissue, Envelope, cups, Specialty
  • Siding, Veneer, Plywood, Particleboard, MDF
  • Woodlands Operations (including Chip Mills)
  • Gypsum
  • Sawmills
  • Newsprint, Paperboard, Pulp, Paper, Boxboard Mills
  • 100% Recycle Mills
  • Distribution Ops-wood
  • Distribution Ops-paper
  • Total Company



PPSA member companies were interested in the best practices for the following information below. In an effort to help them do their job better, PPSA developed surveys and you may view the results below. Remember the PPSA member surveys are a valuable part of the PPSA membership and can help everyone Get Home Safe!

2015 Surveys
Incident Investigation Training
Emergency Response Teams
Pedestrian & Mobile Equipment Safety

2014 Surveys
Best Practices in Employee Engagement 
De-Wiring Pulp Bales
Log Truck Unbinding Racks
Safety Recognition Programs

2013 Surveys
EHS Training
Strain Prevention Survey