The Safety & Risk Management Council (SRMC) of the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC) recognized concrete contractors with exemplary safety records in 2020 during the association’s Annual Conference on September 23.
• W. Burr Bennett Awards for Safety Excellence (presented to contractors that place the highest priority on safety):
Hemma Concrete, Marietta, Ga.
Sundt Construction, Tempe, Ariz.
• Outstanding Safety Achievement Award (for the lowest incident rate):
Sundt Construction, Inc., Tempe, Ariz. (over 650,000 work hours)
Chesapeake Contracting Group, Reisterstown, Md. (160,000 – 650,000 work hours)
Raffin Construction, Chicago (less than 160,000 work hours)
Wayne Brothers Companies, Davidson, N.C. (over 400,000 work hours)
Hemma Concrete, Marietta, Ga. (100,000 – 399,999 work hours)
Giles Incorporated, Artesia, N.M. (90,000 or less work hours)
• Outstanding fleet safety records:
1– 399,999 miles: K & M Concrete Construction, Edgerton, Minn., 370,040 miles with zero accidents
400,000 – 1,299,999 miles: Woodland Tilt-Up, Jupiter, Fla, 800,000 miles with zero accidents
1,300,000+ miles: Buesser Concrete, Eau Claire, Wis., 1,800,000 miles with zero accidents
Additional awards based on the incident rate for 2020 were presented to general and specialty contractors in four categories. Forty-seven contractors received awards for zero lost time due to accidents, and 24 contractors were recognized for having lowered their incident rate from the previous year. Sixty-eight contractors received certificates for achieving an incident rate below the national average.