Contractors from Ohio, Texas, and Utah receive work zone safety awards

The annual ARTBA “Contractor Safety Awards” were created to promote worker safety and health

October 23, 2020 / 1 minute read
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Transportation construction companies from three states were recognized for their outstanding employee safety programs during the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) National Convention.

The annual ARTBA “Contractor Safety Awards” were created to promote worker safety and health as core values of the transportation design and construction industry.

The contractor finalists were competitively selected, based upon their accident and injury rates on work sites as reported to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), as well as their Experience Modification Rates (EMRs) as determined by their insurance carriers. Finalists from three different categories, based on the personnel hours worked in the previous year, were invited to make a presentation before a panel of industry judges Oct. 15-16.

Winners were selected in Utah, Ohio, and Texas based on demonstration of key principles of safety excellence including management commitment, employee participation, incident investigation, auditing, planning, and risk assessment.

The awards were presented as follows:

  • Companies with less than 500,000 personnel hours worked in the previous year (small): W.W. Clyde, Orem, Utah
  • Companies with 500,001 – 1 million personnel hours (medium): Great Lakes Construction Company, Hinckley, Ohio
  • Companies with over 1 million personnel hours (large): Sterling Construction Company, Inc., The Woodlands, Texas

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SOURCE: American Road & Transportation Builders Association

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