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Nevada Chapter AGC Safety Awards: 35 Firms to be Recognized at Golden Hard Hat Luncheon

By ThisIsReno

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As construction site safety issues continue to be argued at the Nevada Legislature, the Nevada Chapter of the Associated General Contractors will recognize its most conscientious companies. They will also have certified speaking professional and author Bob Losyk make a keynote presentation on stress in the workplace.

The Nevada Chapter will hold its 14th Annual Golden Hard Hat Awards Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, May 20 in the Poolside Terrace at the Sparks Nugget Hotel Casino.

More than 35 companies including building and engineering general contractors, specialty contractors and suppliers will be recognized for AGC of America Awards based on no lost time from accidents.

Keynote speaker at the luncheon will be Bob Losyk, author of “Managing a Changing Workforce: Achieving Outstanding Service with Today’s Employees” and “Get a Grip! Overcoming Stress and Thriving in the Workplace.”

AGC will present the Safe Site Award for the companies that have shown an outstanding dedication to safety as a part of the AGC Safe Site Program.  AGC members must submit an application detailing their safety and training procedures. This program includes independent jobsite inspections and analysis.  They will also award the prestigious Golden Hard Hat Award which is given to the “Best of the Best” in safety. Last year’s winner was Frank Lepori Construction, Inc.

The luncheon is $30 for members and $40 for future members. For tickets, call 329-6116.

2010 AGC SAFETY AWARDS

Golden Hard Hat

RHP Mechanical Systems

Safe Site Program Award Winners

RHP Mechanical Systems Sundt Construction, Inc.

No Lost Time

Aggregate Industries

Basalite Concrete Products, LLC

Bragg Crane Service

Briggs Electric, Inc.

Building Solutions, Inc.

Clark & Sullivan Construction

Construction Development Services, Inc.

Frank Lepori Construction, Inc.

Gerhardt & Berry Construction

Gradex Construction Company

Granite Construction-Dayton

Granite Construction-Lockwood

GuiDenby, Inc.

J & J Mechanical, Inc.

K7 Construction Incorporated

L & L Plumbing & Heating, Inc.

Lindell’s Painting Service

Lucky Concrete, Inc.

Northern Nevada Concrete, Inc.

Omboli Interiors, Inc.

Pape Machinery

PDM Steel Service Center

Quilici Construction

RHP Mechanical Systems

Rilite Aggregate

Sierra Chemical

Silverado Excavating

Sundt Construction, Inc.

TNT Construction, Inc.

United Construction Company

West Coast Contractors of Nevada, Inc.

WWW Construction, Inc.

Division Awards

Contractor – Building

GuiDenby, Inc. General Contractor Building Division Best Safety Record Under 50,000 hours

Clark & Sullivan Construction General Contractor Building Division Best Safety Record Over 50,000 hours

General Contractor – Engineering

Silverado Excavating General Contractor Engineering Division Best Safety Record Under 100,000 hours

Sierra Nevada Construction, Inc. General Contractor Engineering Division Best Safety Record Over 100,000 hours

Granite Construction Company General Contractor Engineering Division Best Safety Record Over 400,000 hours

Specialty Contractor

Omboli Interiors, Inc. Specialty Contractor Best Safety Record Under 50,000 hours

Briggs Electric, Inc. Specialty Contractor Best Safety Record Over 50,000 hours

RHP Mechanical Systems Specialty Contractor Best Safety Record Over 100,000 hours

Supplier

Basalite Concrete Products, LLC Supplier Best Safety Record

AGC of America Awards

AGC of America Awards Recognize a quality safety record by comparing safety records against national average of national AGC members of similar size and type. These companies have a zero incident rate or are 25 percent or more below the Division average.

A-l Steel, Inc.

Clark & Sullivan Construction

Construction Development Services, Inc.

Frank Lepori Construction

Gradex Construction Company

GuiDenby, Inc.

J & J Mechanical, Inc.

Lindell’s Painting Service

Lucky Concrete, Inc.

Northern Nevada Concrete, Inc.

Omboli Interiors, Inc.

RHP Mechanical Systems

United Construction Company

Valley Concrete Company, Inc.

The Nevada Chapter AGC was formed in 1939 by a group of Nevadans to replace the dangerous gravel roads in northern Nevada with modern asphalt. Now the group has become known for more than building roads. AGC members have battled floods, built hospitals, parks and schools. Over 300 members strong, the Nevada Chapter strives to support the image and awareness of the construction industry and the community quality of life with “Skill, Integrity and Responsibility.” The AGC represents Northern Nevada’s top general contractors and building professionals who employ an estimated 8,500 workers and are responsible for approximately $290 million in payroll. The AGC is designed to create a cohesive environment in the construction field for the purpose of creating unity among members, building a professional work environment, increasing work satisfaction, and improving job performance. The Nevada Chapter trains hundreds of Northern Nevada construction professional in safety, technique and business practices each year.  The Nevada Chapter AGC building is located at 5400 Mill St. Reno, NV 89502. Phone at 775-329-6116 or via e-mail at [email protected].