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According to the CDC, the U.S. construction industry has one of the highest rates of death by suicide. We must shatter the stigma surrounding mental health issues with the goal of creating a zero-suicide construction industry.
ABC NH/VT was honored to host a celebration on June 2 recognizing the accomplishments of graduates and participants from the chapter's education and Safety Awards programs. "It’s great to see so many of our members invest in their workforce and be committed to creating a safety culture of excellence," said Joshua Reap, ABC NH/VT president.
Gary Clevenger, vice president-risk control at CNA, shares his insight on how to build a well-trained, connected workforce in order to promote a culture of safety and reduce the risk of injury.
ABC has studied how to improve construction jobsite safety through STEP since 1989. Participating ABC member firms measure their safety processes and policies on key components and criteria for best practices through a detailed questionnaire, with the goal of implementing or enhancing safety programs that reduce jobsite incident rates.
The ABC NH/VT inaugural Safety Symposium, presented by Milwaukee Tools, will be held Thursday, February 10. The Safety Symposium will bring together industry professionals and members to discuss the many safety programs ABC NH/VT has to offer its members and other ways to improve safety culture.
Associated Builders and Contractors of New Hampshire and Vermont (ABC NH/VT) is pleased to announce this year’s Excellence in Construction (EiC) Award winners. The EIC awards program is the construction industry’s leading competition that honors general and specialty contractors for world-class, safe and innovative construction projects.
The annual Safety Awards recognize commendable safety performance of individual firms. The awards are intended to convey ABC’s strong support of safety performance in full recognition of the fact that each firm has the responsibility for execution of safety, to ensure an overall safe workplace.