Denver – Associated Builders and Contractors Rocky Mountain Chapter awarded many member companies with Safety Training and Evaluation Process (STEP) awards for meeting specified standards in various areas of construction safety. These companies were presented with their awards at the Safety and Education Awards Banquet held on Thursday, May 18 at the History Colorado Center in Denver.
STEP awards are granted by ABC National based on applications, and they are given at five different levels: bronze, silver, gold, platinum, and diamond. These categories are based on each company’s safety program performance in twenty Key Components; the qualifications combine OSHA required safety data with self-assessment requirements to give a comprehensive view of the company’s safety program.
To qualify for the prestigious Diamond Level STEP award, candidates must meet ALL of these requirements: TRIR at or below 50 percent of the BLS NAICS code average in each of previous three years, ERM at below 0.7 beginning Jan.1 of the application year, no lives lost or catastrophic incidents, company-wide, during the application year, no lives lost or catastrophic incidents, company-wide, during the last three years resulting in an OSHA Citation and a minimum 20 key comments score.
Diamond Level STEP Winners
Platinum Level STEP Winners
Gold Level STEP Winners
Silver Level STEP Winners
Denver, CO – The Associated Builders and Contractors Rocky Mountain Chapter hosted an awards banquet on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at the History Colorado Center in Denver to recognize members who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to safety. The sold-out event celebrated collective efforts towards safety and education in the construction industry.
To promote continuing education in the construction field, ABC presented four high school students with the Bob Piper Construction Education Scholarship.
The following safety awards were presented by ABC to member companies who showed exceptional safety efforts in their categories.
Tony Dietrich Safety Professional of the Year
Gary Leak, Risk & Safety Manager – Heating & Plumbing Engineers, Inc.
Outstanding Field Professional of the Year
Victor Sanchez, Superintendent – BT Construction
Most Improved Safety Program
Phase 2 Company
Outstanding Safety Program – General Contractors
Under 150,000 Man-Hours – White Construction Group
150,000 – 350,000 Man-Hours – Milender White
350,000 – 750,000 Man-Hours – Adolfson & Peterson Construction
750,000 – 1 million Man-Hours – Casey Industrial
1 million – 3 million Man-Hours – Mortenson Construction
Over 3 million Man-Hours TIC – The Industrial Company
Outstanding Safety Programs – Subcontractors
Under 150,000 Man-Hours – Kuck Mechanical Contractors
150,000 – 250,000 Man-Hours – BT Construction
250,000 – 500,000 Man-Hours – Greiner Electric LLC
500,000 – 1 million Man-Hours (tie) – MTech Mechanical and Douglass Colony Group
Over 1 million Man-Hours (tie) – LPR Construction Co. and RK
Outstanding Safety Record – General Contractors
Fewer than 50 Employees – White Construction Group
50 – 99 Employees – Waner Construction
100 – 199 Employees – Milender White
200 – 499 Employees – Casey Industrial
Over 1,000 Employees – TIC – The Industrial Company
Outstanding Safety Record – Subcontractors
Fewer than 50 Employees – Copper Spring Solutions
50 – 99 Employees – Interstate Electrical Contractors
100 – 199 Employees – LEI Companies, Inc.
200 – 499 Employees – The Northern Group
500 – 999 Employees – Interstates Companies
Over 1,000 Employees – RK