The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Northern Ohio Chapter recently awarded Cleveland Construction, Inc. with the 2011 Platinum Safety Training and Evaluation Process (STEP) award, one the industry’s top safety awards. This prestigious STEP Platinum award is given to companies who display the highest levels of safety performance and commitment to jobsite safety.
STEP Platinum eligible companies must meet all qualifications in the evaluation process that includes having an Experience Modifier Rating (EMR) below 0.800, site-specific safety and health programs in place at each jobsite, site supervisory have completed OHSA 30-hour construction safety course training or better, the company is the recipient of a Gold or Platinum level the previous year and have a total recordable incident rate at least 25 percent below the industry average.
“We appreciate the validation from ABC on our ongoing efforts to provide the safest job sites possible for our craft workers.” said Safety Director, Mitch Dadante. “Cleveland Construction is continually evaluating and enhancing its safety management programs from the people who really understand construction safety. This evaluation enables us to measure our safety program improvements from year to year. ”
Established in 1989 by the ABC National Environment, Health & Safety (EH&S) Committee, the Safety Training and Evaluation Process (STEP) program was developed and written by contractors, for contractors. The benefits of this program are to have an organized approach for analyzing and developing safety and loss prevention programs as well as a valid, objective method for measuring safety program improvements.
Cleveland Construction, Inc. is a national commercial construction management and general contracting group specializing in construction, development, and design. Headquartered in Mentor, Ohio, with offices located in Ohio, North Carolina, Washington D.C. and Florida. Cleveland Construction provides its clients with complete construction services including: design-build, pre-construction, general construction, interiors construction, post-construction, land procurement, and turnkey construction. Cleveland Construction is a privately held company with experience in retail, automotive, hospitality, residential, office, education, healthcare and federal construction.