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10 Top Construction Companies for Safety


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Here are 10 of the safest construction companies in the entire building industry.

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10 Top Construction Companies for Safety

  1. 1. 10 of the Safest Construction Companies
  2. 2. Bancroft Construction Bancroft Construction has truly built construction safety into its company’s culture. At the very start of a project, the company participates in comprehensive safety reviews and carries these criteria throughout construction. Due to its commitment to project safety and employee’s health and wellness, the company has been the recipient of distinguished awards including the National Association of Women in Construction’s (NAWIC) 2017 Northeast Region Safety Excellence Award and EHS America’s Safest Companies 2018. Photo courtesy of Bancroft Construction Company Wilmington, DE
  3. 3. Denark Construction Denark Construction places a special emphasis on subcontractor safety, as they are the stakeholders performing the majority of work on projects. The company empowers all team members to prevent accidents on jobsites, helping to hold everyone accountable. In 2017, the company had a lost-time injury rate of 0. As a result, the firm has been recognized as one of America’s Safest Companies 2018 by EHS. Photo courtesy of EHS Today Knoxville, TN
  4. 4. Graycor Industrial Constructors Nothing is more important than safety to Graycor Industrial Constructors Inc., and it’s a part of the company’s core values. Their own safety culture, known as the Graycor Safety and Health Management System, is designed to engage every employee. Due to its exemplary standards, EHS has also recognized the company as one of the safest in 2018 and it has earned four Zero Injury Safety Awards (ZISA®). Photo courtesy of Graycor Industrial Oakbrook Terrace, IL
  5. 5. Great Lakes Construction Great Lakes Construction is a multiple-time winner of America’s Safest Company and OSHA Elite Contractor. The company has developed a holistic approach to ensure the entire company is proactively thinking about safety. In addition to a dedicated safety committee, workers are required to discuss hazards twice daily, and work cannot begin until all employees are comfortable with the corrections. Recognition and sometimes spot bonuses are also given to workers who can solve safety issues in a creative way. Photo courtesy of EHS Today Hinckley, OH
  6. 6. Gribbins Insulation Gribbins Insulation is a leader in safety and focuses on education and involvement to drive its initiatives. In addition to annual company-wide safety meetings, extensive safety incentives are offered to employees including its Safety STAR program. Photo courtesy of EHS Today Evansville, IN
  7. 7. Icon Corporation Roofing contractor Icon Corporation takes a top-down strategy to safety, encouraging a hands-on approach from its leadership. The EHS Safest Company in America ensures employees participate in the safety process so they can better identify hazards. The company also encourages all employees to speak up about all near-miss reporting to help the company avoid future similar incidents. Photo courtesy of EHS Today Spokane Valley, WA
  8. 8. Rosendin Electric Getting employees home and healthy is the most critical thing for Rosendin Electric, one of the largest electrical contractors in the U.S. That’s why the company developed a comprehensive Safety and Health Program for its workers. The Associated General Contractors of America honored the firm for having the best safety and wellness plan in construction in 2018. Photo courtesy of Rosendin Electric San Jose, CA
  9. 9. Turner Construction Turner Construction’s safety-first approach is known as Building L.I.F.E.® (Living Injury Free Every Day). The program strives to eliminate all jobsite injuries through better planning and safety engagement activities. Notably, the company has held a Safety Stand-Down for the last 10 years which suspends all project work to deliver a safety theme to its more than 40,000 workers. Photo courtesy of Turner Construction New York, NY
  10. 10. Cianbro Cianbro has won numerous health and safety accolades including Healthiest & Safest Company in America from ACOEM, Safety and Health Achievement Program (SHARP) Award from OSHA and Safety Award Honor from AISC. In addition to its excellent behavior-based safety process, the company’s Beyond Zero commitment aims to get employees home in better condition than when they arrived at work. Photo courtesy of Cianbro Pittsfield, ME
  11. 11. Clune Construction Clune Construction has one of the best safety records in the industry with over 1 million working hours and 0 lost days in 2018. The company’s on-going safety efforts are based on accountability, checks and balances, visibility and training and educating. Superintendents in the field have even adopted PlanGrid’s mobile-first technology to manage safety requirements. Photo courtesy of Clune Construction Chicago, IL