RUSH Construction, Inc. earned a National Safety Pinnacle Award from Associated Builders and Contractors, which was presented at the 33rd annual Excellence in Construction® Awards during ABC Convention 2023 in Orlando, Florida, on March 16, 2023. RUSH was just one of 49 contractors to receive this prestigious national recognition.
The 2022 National Safety Excellence Award winners were selected from ABC member firms that achieved Diamond, Platinum or Gold status in ABC’s STEP Safety Management System in 2022, reflective of their 2021 safety performance data. During the selection process, contractors were judged on self-evaluation scores, lost workday case rates, total recordable incident rates, leading indicator use, process and program innovations and interviews conducted by members of ABC’s National Health and Safety Committee.
“It’s such an honor to receive this award. Our entire team works hard to look out for each other as well as our subcontractors, vendors , owners and others on out sites. To receive this recognition for all of their hard work is humbling but also exciting, as we know we can continue to improve.”Shawn Lucas, Director of Corporate Safety and Quality.
The 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.
“This award is a testament to all of the members of our organization and the dedication that they exhibit each and every day towards our safety program.”William Chivers, President & CEO