Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC) Safety Training and Evaluation Process (STEP) Gold Award Winner- 2010 – 2015 and (STEP) Platinum Award Winner 2016
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 ABC STEP Gold Award applicants need to meet a certain set of qualifications and the company needs to be at or below NAICS code average for Total Recordable Incident Rate (TRIR).
The Miss Utility Damage Prevention Committee’s Dig Smart Award- 2011-2012 & 2014-2016
The Miss Utility Damage Prevention Committee holds the annual Dig Smart Awards as part of its quest to promote underground utility safety and recognize those who steadily work toward damage prevention. For 2011-12 the committee reviewed entries from some of the safest contractors in Maryland and Washington, D.C., making it a challenge just to pick two winners.
American Public Works Association (APWA) Project of the Year Award- May 2009
The APWA Virginia/D.C./Maryland Chapter presented its Project of the Year Award to River Oaks Sanitary Sewer Extension and Improvement. The project provided services to an established community in McLean, Virginia with 112 sanitary sewer connections. The project was accomplished with no lost time, accidents, citations or safety violations.
National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA)’s Ditchdigger of the Year and National Leadership Award- 2014
The Ditchdigger of the Year Award is one of the NUCA’s highest honors. Presented annually at NUCA’s convention, the Ditchdigger of the Year is awarded to a contractor member who has made a significant contribution to the association and the underground utility construction and excavation industry.