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STEP AWARDS



The STEP Program is open to any ABC Contractor and participating provides you an opportunity to measure your safety program’s progress using the 20 key components self-evaluation, identify areas of improvement and benchmark your performance with fellow ABC Members.  There are 6 levels of STEP Achievement:  Participant, Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum and Diamond.  There is no fee for STEP involvement at the Participant, Bronze, Silver or Gold level.  There is a fee of $235 for Platinum and $435 for Diamond.

Questions:
If you have any questions on the application or process, please call Ed Capodanno in the ABC office at (302) 328-1111 or ecapodanno@abcdelaware.com

ABC National Safety Training and Evaluation Process Awards or STEP Awards
Merit Based Safety Recognition for the Merit Shop! 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. There is no charge for this service (unless you are applying for STEP Diamond or Platinum), and your responses are strictly confidential.The STEP application is a self assessment tool designed to assist companies in evaluating their safety program.  It was created in 1989 and brings great value to your company's safety program and can be used as a valuable business development tool.





STEP - Merit Based SAfety Recognition for the Merit Shop!

Established in 1989 by the ABC National Environment, Health & Safety (EH&S) Committee, the Safety Training Evaluation Process (STEP) program was developed and written by contractors, for contractors. There is no charge for this service (unless you are applying for STEP Diamond or Platinum, or submitting via the paper application), and your responses are strictly confidential.

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Why Join?
Safety is A CORE VALUE - With STEP, You Can BUILD UPON IT
  • Organized approach for analyzing and developing safety and loss prevention programs
  • The Key Component system forms a 20-point guide to starting, updating or auditing a company-wide safety program
  • Incorporates lagging indicator safety performance data with leading indicator use and self-assessment requirements to give a full, wide ranging report on the entire nature of a company's Safety Program
  • Designed to benefit both large and small contractors alike
  • Recognition for ABC members at both National and Chapter level, with various recognition events held throughout the year
  • Gateway to Accredited Quality Contractor recognition
  • STEP Diamond and Platinum recipients eligible for ABC National Safety Excellence Award and Construction Users Roundtable (CURT) - CISE award
  • 2013 STEP data shows STEP participants beat BLS national averages in all lagging indicator performance metrics, leading to participant benefits in the pre-bid/bid process and when negotiating insurance rates.

ABC contractors present STEP awards for company safety

STEP safety awards
ABC Delaware has 41 companies presented with the National safety STEP award. The STEP award program provides an organized approach to analyze and further develop your company's safety and loss prevention program and provides a vital, objective method to measure safety program improvements. Step award certificates are given for bronze, silver, gold, platinum and diamond.



Silver Award Winners

safety silver  
Bausum and Duckett Electric
Commonwealth Fire Protection
East Coast Plumbing & HVAC
Erco Ceilings & Interiors

Gold Award Winners


                                                
Bancroft Construction
County Group Companies
Drywall Inc. Energ Test
Farrell Roofing
GGA Construction
Harry Caswell
J.F. Sobieski Mechanical
Nowland Associates
P & C Roofing
RC Fabricators
R.S. Widdoes & Son
The Tri-M Group
Warfel Construction
Wayman Fire Protection
Wohlsen Construction




Platinum Award Winners





Alliance Electric Delaware Elevator
EDIS George & Lynch
GFP Cement
Master Interiors
Kencor Elevator
Pearce & Moretto
Ralph G. Degli Obizzi & Sons
SC&A Construction
Spacecon



Diamond Award Winners







Color Works Painting DiSabatino Construction
Eastern Industrial Services
M. Davis & Sons
Nickle Electrical
Service Unlimited


National Safety Excellence awards

Each year, ABC National awards National Safety Excellence awards that recognize companies who exhibit a continued commitment to job site safety and whose safety performance and programs are judged to be exemplary by the ABC National Environment, Health & Safety (EH&S) Committee. Awards are based on data submitted via STEP applications, essay questions and video interviews with company owners. Award categories are based on a company's total work-hours per calendar year. We are pleased to announce that two ABC Delaware members were presented with this award at our recent National WorkForce Development conference in February.


                                                ColorWorks Painting, GFP Cement, M Davis & Sons, Spacecon

      

302-328-1111

 
Associated Builders and Contractors
(ABC) is a national association that advances and defends the principles of the merit shop in the construction industry and provides its members with an opportunity to succeed.
The ABC Delaware office is located in the Airport Industrial Park near the intersection of Route 13 & 273 in New Castle.
ABC Delaware
31 Blevins Drive, Suite B
Airport Industrial Park
 New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 328-1111
(302) 323-1122 fax
Kent/Sussex Office
28 the Circle in Georgetown. Located on the 2nd floor of the historic “Richards Mansion”, Georgetown DE  19947
(302) 858-2185

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