ASSOCIATED BUILDERS & CONTRACTORS (ABC) STEP PLATINUM AWARD
Chamberlin was honored to achieve ABC STEP Platinum status in 2019. ABC's Safety Training Evaluation Process (STEP) was established in 1989 and 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. ABC believes world-class safety programs have three main components: a commitment from company leadership to embrace safety as the core value upon which decisions are made, a top-to-bottom safety culture that empowers all employees to create the safest work environment possible and systems and processes that focus on how to prevent a hazard or incident from occurring.
Falling Objects Hazards
Falling objects from above cause serious injuries and account for fatalities every year. Falling object accidents occur due to a lack of hazard communication, improper storage of materials,...