Alabama Construction News

JAN-MAR 2018

Alabama Construction News is the states only bimonthly magazine dedicated to the commercial construction industry.

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55 JAN-MAR 2018 AL CONSTRUCTION NEWS ABC'S SAFETY TRAINING EVALUATION PROCESS (STEP) is a safety benchmarking and improvement tool that dramatically improves safety performance among construction industry participants regardless of company size or type of work. Established in 1989, STEP was developed and written by contractors, for contractors. Participating ABC member firms measure their safety processes and policies on 20 key components through a detailed questionnaire with the goal of implementing or enhancing safety programs that reduce jobsite incident rates. AB C'S SAFETY TR AI N I N G EVALUATI O N PR O C E SS (STE P) 150% 54% 73% 87% 330% 770% Reduce BLS average TRIR by % Safer than BLS average Total Recordable Incident Rate (TRIR): STEP vs. the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Industry Average What if your company could be 770% SAFER than the industry average? STEP Platinum STEP Diamond WHY PARTICIPATE? Every ABC member wants to send its workers home safely every night. Take the first step towards achieving world-class safety by participating in STEP, whether you are beginning your safety journey or continuing to strengthen your performance. Getting started with STEP is free, and it can help you lower your workers compensation insurance rates. APPLY NOW AT WWW.ABC.ORG/STEP JOURNAL process, please contact Charles Hall, Award winning programs will be announced in May and this year, the awards event will be held on June 7 at the Sheraton Birmingham Hotel. Safe Day is not just about winning an award, it's about improving your companies safety program and sending your employees home safe everyday!

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