Safety Week 2017 | We are Stronger & Safer Together.
Safety Week is a show of force, an opportunity for people, companies, and even competitors, to work together and rally around a common and vitally important cause. This is truly an opportunity to demonstrate that it’s in our hands. We can all be leaders in keeping our workforce safe – no matter where you are located, your company size or your role in our industry.
Learn more about the more than 60 partner groups and sponsors who have helped make Safety Week possible at the links below. And, learn about kickoff events with our project partners at the Florida Department of Transportation, Infrastructure Ontario, LA Metro, and Related Companies scheduled around the U.S. and Canada to mark this important week.
American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC)
The ASCC is a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the capabilities of concrete contractors and those who build with concrete, and to providing them a unified voice in the construction industry. Members include concrete contractors and contracting firms, manufacturers, suppliers and others interested in the concrete industry such as architects, engineers and educators. The ASCC is one of the largest concrete associations with approximately 500 member companies in the United States and abroad.
Founded in 1911, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) is the world’s oldest professional safety society. ASSE promotes the expertise, leadership and commitment of its members, while providing them with professional development, advocacy and standards development. It also sets the occupational safety, health and environmental community’s standards for excellence and ethics.
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national construction industry trade association representing nearly 21,000 chapter members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 70 chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically, profitably and for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work. ABC’s membership represents all specialties within the U.S. construction industry and is comprised primarily of firms that perform work in the industrial and commercial sectors.
Coalition for Construction Safety (CCS) is a non-profit, non-partisan organization of owners and contractors that works to eliminate incidents and injuries on construction and facilities maintenance job sites. We believe by elevating workplace safety to the highest standards, we can positively impact the lives of construction and maintenance workers.
ClickSafety’s online learning management, compliance and documentation solutions help organizations execute their training objectives and build world-class safety cultures. Since 1999, ClickSafety’s training solutions have been deployed to over 10,000 organizations worldwide, including leading construction, general industry and engineering firms. Our safety training solutions are flexible, customizable and interactive, presenting a “student-centered” approach that is designed to enhance learning and retention.
Conney Safety, a division of WESCO Distribution and headquartered in Madison, WI, has been the source for all things safety for over 70 years. We help businesses and industries of every size create safer work environments for their employees. We distribute thousands of brand name safety products along with our own Direct Safety® brand. What sets Conney Safety apart is our singular commitment to safety. Our team of Certified Safety Professionals provides customized services such as OSHA certification training, on-site assessments, product recommendations, and testing and repair services. Conney is not only a distributor of products, but also acts as a partner in solving your safety problems.
Conney Safety is committed to embody the concentration and dedication necessary to help businesses protect their workers and the work they do. Conney is proud to be the exclusive provider of Safety Week 2017’s promotional safety gloves.
Construction Coalition for a Drug- and Alcohol-Free Workplace
The Construction Coalition for a Drug- and Alcohol-Free Workplace (CCDAFW) was created with the purpose of providing companies and organizations with the resources necessary to successfully implement an effective substance abuse policy. Join your fellow industry leaders in pledging your support to work towards eliminating substance abuse-related incidents on construction jobsites!
The Construction Industry Round Table (CIRT) is exclusively composed of approximately 100 CEOs from the leading architectural, engineering and construction firms doing business in the United States.
CIRT is the only organization that is uniquely situated as a single voice representing the richly diverse and dynamic design/construction community. First organized in 1987 as the Construction Industry President’s Forum, the Forum has since been incorporated as a not-for-profit association with the mission “to be a leading force for positive change in the design / construction industry while helping members improve the overall performance of their individual companies.
The Construction Users Roundtable® was founded by – and is driven by – many of the largest and most successful construction owners in the United States to provide the global industry a strong, singular voice to help owners effect positive, meaningful change and improvements.
Council for Dredging & Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS)
The Council represents a joint effort of the dredging and marine construction industry to collectively improve Industry safety standards. As a non-profit partnership designed to facilitate dialogue on dredging and marine construction issues and offering additional information concerning safety. CDMCS is a leader in safety with a diverse membership supporting the nation’s economy and well being workers nationwide.
As the national non-profit trade association for the dredging industry, the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA) provides a full range of association services to its member companies. DCA represents the industry on key issues before Congress and is an active partner to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, public port authorities, state and local governments, as well as allied construction and maritime organizations.
The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT or Department) is an executive agency, which means it reports directly to the Governor. FDOT’s primary statutory responsibility is to coordinate the planning and development of a safe, viable, and balanced state transportation system serving all regions of the state, and to assure the compatibility of all components, including multimodal facilities. A multimodal transportation system combines two or more modes of movement of people or goods. Florida’s transportation system includes roadway, air, rail, sea, spaceports, bus transit, and bicycle and pedestrian facilities.
Infrastructure Ontario (IO) is a Crown agency owned by the Province of Ontario that provides a wide range of services to support the Ontario government’s initiatives to modernize and maximize the value of public infrastructure and real estate. IO upholds the government’s commitment to renew public services and we often do so in co-operation with the private sector.
IO prides itself on being a private sector company doing public service. This philosophy has created a culture of people leveraging best practices from the world of business to protect and advance the public interest. All IO business lines have a track record of building successful relationships with the private sector to benefit Ontarians across the province.
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is unique among the nation’s transportation agencies. It serves as transportation planner and coordinator, designer, builder and operator for one of the country’s largest, most populous counties. More than 9.6 million people — nearly one-third of California’s residents — live, work, and play within its 1,433-square-mile service area.
Lean Construction Institute (LCI)
Lean Construction Institute (LCI) is a non-profit organization, founded in 1997. The Institute operates as a catalyst to transform the industry through Lean project delivery using an operating system centered on a common language, fundamental principles, and basic practices.
Liberty Mutual Surety and Liberty Mutual National Insurance Construction are proud joint sponsors of Safety Week 2016. Liberty Mutual Insurance helps people preserve and protect what they earn, build, own and cherish. Keeping this promise means we are there when our policyholders throughout the world need us most. Headquartered in Boston, Mass., Liberty Mutual is a diversified insurer with operations in 30 countries and economies around the world. The company is the third largest property and casualty insurer in the U.S. based on 2014 direct written premium as reported by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. Liberty Mutual is ranked 78th on the Fortune 100 list of largest corporations in the U.S. based on 2014 revenue. Liberty offers a wide range of insurance products and services, including personal automobile, homeowners, accident & health, commercial automobile, general liability, property, surety, workers compensation, group disability, group life, specialty lines, reinsurance, individual life and annuity products.
The National Electrical Contractors Association is the voice of the $130 billion electrical construction industry that brings power, light, and communication technology to buildings and communities across the U.S. NECA’s national office in Bethesda, Md., four regional offices, and 119 local chapters across the country support the electrical contracting industry through advocacy, education, research, and standards development.
OSHA offers a wide selection of training courses and educational programs to help broaden worker and employer knowledge on the recognition, avoidance, and prevention of safety and health hazards in their workplaces. OSHA also offers training and educational materials that help businesses train their workers and comply with the Occupational Safety and Health Act.
We began in 2006 as the Greater Portland Construction Partnership (GPCP), a nonprofit organization with a mission of transforming workplace cultures to achieve incident-free construction projects. In 2013, GPCP became the SafeBuild Alliance, and we remain true to our roots and dedicated to achieving incident-free workplaces.
Today, SafeBuild Alliance members represent all sectors of the construction industry including general contractors, subcontractors, owners, public and private entities, design professionals, architects, engineers, construction affiliated organizations and companies, building and construction trade associations, industry vendors and insurers.
At Safway Group, the leading access and industrial services provider in the construction market in North America, Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) is our number one value. Our commitment to EHS starts at the top with the executive leadership team and cascades throughout our organization to include our entire network of over 95 locations, totaling over 9,000 employees. Our steadfast dedication to safety excellence includes providing extensive training programs to ensure workers are equipped with the knowledge to perform safely.
The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC)
The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) is the leading association for the construction industry. AGC represents more than 26,000 firms, including over 6,500 of America’s leading general contractors, and over 9,000 specialty-contracting firms. More than 10,500 service providers and suppliers are also associated with AGC, all through a nationwide network of chapters.
The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA)
ISEA, the International Safety Equipment Association, is the association for personal protective equipment and technologies – equipment and systems that enable people to do work in hazardous environments. Its member companies are world leaders in the design, manufacture, testing and application of protective clothing and equipment used in factories, construction sites, hospitals and clinics, farms, schools, laboratories, emergency response and in the home. For more than 75 years, ISEA has set the standard for personal protective technologies, supporting and promoting the business interests of its member companies, united in the goal of protecting the health and safety of people worldwide
The Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA)
The Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) serves the unique needs of approximately 2,500 firms involved in heating, air conditioning, refrigeration, plumbing, piping, and mechanical service. We do this by providing our members with high-quality educational materials and programs to help them attain the highest level of managerial and technical expertise.
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is the U.S. federal agency that conducts research and makes recommendations to prevent worker injury and illness.
NIOSH research is key to these efforts and provides practical solutions to identified problems. The Institute’s work in this area protects the safety and health of the nation’s 155 million workers.
Travelers Construction believes that providing the right insurance protection starts with an in-depth understanding of every one of its customers’ businesses. Our specialized Construction team provides highly skilled underwriting, customized IndustryEdge® products, and dedicated risk control and claim services to help reduce contractors’ cost of risk and improve their bottom lines.
Our solutions are tailored per account size, contractor type, risk exposure, geographic area and line of business. We take pride in providing responsive and creative solutions to a wide range of contractors.
We are focused on one goal – to help our members’ businesses grow and prosper. Dedicated to creating a level playing field for women-owned firms in the construction industry, WCOE is proud to represent large and small woman-owned firms as well as executive women in policy making positions with some of the largest corporations in the country.
Zurich in North America
As one of the leading construction insurers in North America, Zurich provides creative solutions for the risks you face today and in the future. By combining traditional and specialized insurance with customized analysis and risk management services, we work with you to help save lives and reduce your total cost of risk. Our highly trained staff brings years of experience to the operational, technical and legal aspects of construction while demonstrating leadership and influence in key construction and insurance industry associations.