Worley Tapped as Director of EHS for O’Neal Industries


BIRMINGHAM, AL – November 8, 2023 – Eric Worley has accepted the role of Director of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) for O’Neal Industries (ONI). Using his extensive knowledge, expertise, and relationships, Worley, a 13-year EHS veteran with ONI subsidiary O’Neal Steel, will work with the safety, operations, and executive team members across all ONI companies to establish safety standards and ensure all companies achieve full compliance with industry and regulatory standards.

Worley is a Certified Safety Professional and has represented ONI on the Metals Service Center Institute (MSCI) Safety Council since 2012.  He holds a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Health and Safety and a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Management. In addition to his experience with O’Neal Steel, Worley was a Corporate Safety Specialist with Honda Manufacturing and served as an Intelligence Specialist in the United States Marine Corps.

“Eric is uniquely qualified to enable our companies to share best practices within our operations and reinforce our safety culture,” said Tony Ankar, Vice President – Risk Management for ONI. “We are fortunate to have him on our team.”

O’Neal Industries (ONI), is the nation’s largest family-owned network of metals service centers and component and tube manufacturing businesses. Composed of nine leading brands and generating sales of an $3.5 billion in 2022, ONI is based in Birmingham, Alabama, and has more than 70 specialized facilities throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. For more information, visit www.onealind.com.