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ABC NH/VT was honored to host a celebration on June 8 recognizing the accomplishments of many companies and individuals in our industry. ABC Construction Industry Safety Awards were given to 36 companies for their commendable safety performance. The 2023 ABC STEP Award was given to 7 member companies for demonstrating that they have gone above and beyond in all areas of health and safety excellence performance. There were 7 individuals honored for completing the Construction Supervision Certificate program and 29 graduates of the Future Leaders in Construction (FLiC) program.
"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.
Safety Awards demonstrate the Associated Builders and Contractors strong support of safety performance in full recognition of the fact that each firm has the responsibility for execution of safety and to ensure an overall safe workplace. There are several categories, following Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Code major groups as well as Suppliers.
“Through this program, we recognize companies that exhibit a continued commitment to jobsite safety and whose safety performance and programs stand out,” said Reap. “Committing to a culture of safety creates the conditions for all to do their work without incident and go home safe and healthy every day. Today we recognize those efforts.”
Multi-Weld Services Inc., 1st Place
The ABC STEP Safety Management System, the standard for developing world-class safety management systems in construction, is designed to help both large and small contractors evaluate every aspect of their corporate safety and health programs and identify opportunities for improvement.
The companies listed below have demonstrated that they have gone above and beyond in all areas of health and safety excellence performance. In addition to their commitment to world-class health and safety at the highest level of the organization, the leadership team is actively engaged in identifying new innovative ways to keep their employees healthy and safe.
Multi-Weld Services, Inc.
R.H. White Construction Co., Inc.
Structural Associates, Inc.
North Branch Construction
The ABC NH/VT Construction Supervision Certificate program is designed and instructed by construction industry professionals and subject matter experts. Program participants learn how to better plan, organize, communicate, and monitor daily activities. Participants listed below successfully completed all 10 courses and were awarded a Certificate of Achievement in Construction Supervision.
From emerging leaders to established professionals, FLiC is designed for anyone who wants to make a positive impact on work and in life. Whether in the field or in the office, the shared experiences among participants from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences is one of the features that makes this program unique and impactful.
"It was another outstanding year. It's always exciting to see the progress over the course of the year," said Jennifer Landon, vice president of education and workforce development. "This year's Return on Investment (ROI) projects and presentations demonstrated the growth and development of these future leaders."
Here is a list of this year's graduates and their company sponsor:
Thank you to our sponsors for this year’s FLiC program:
Leadership Sponsor: Lewis Builders Development, Inc.
Team Sponsors: LHR Fire Protection, LLC
Lunch-n-Learn Sponsors: Fulcrum Associates, Inc., Methuen Construction Co., Inc., Optiline Enterprises, LLC
Thank you to this year’s FLiC facilitators, Dr. Sophia Koustas and Jennifer Landon.