Safety Culture

Your Roadmap to Improved Safety

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. There is no charge for this service (unless you are applying for STEP Platinum), and your responses are strictly confidential. 

STEP Qualifications & Resources

ABC Greater Michigan Chapter application
deadline is July, 2017

STEP - A Merit-Based Program for the Merit Shop!



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. There is no charge for this service (unless you are applying for STEP Platinum), and your responses are strictly confidential. 

Program Benefits
  • Apply ONLINE
  • Organized approach for analyzing and developing safety and loss prevention programs 
  • The Key Component system forms a 20 point guide to starting, updating or auditing a company-wide safety program 
  • Incorporates both OSHA required safety data with self-assessment requirements to give a full, wide ranging report on the entire nature of a company's Safety Program  
  • Designed to benefit both large and small contractors alike 
  • Recognition for ABC members at both National and Chapter level. With various recognition events held throughout the year. STEP can also lead into National Safety Excellence Awards and Accredited Quality Contractor recognition. 
  • All companies claim that safety is a priority, with STEP you can prove it

FAQ:

  • STEP participants have 2 fewer total injuries per 100 full-time employees than the industry average
    • Average direct cost of a “minor” injury (sprain/strain/laceration, etc.) = $19,000
    • STEP participants save $38,000 per year in direct workers’ comp costs, on average
  • STEP participants have 1 fewer injury requiring days away from work/restricted duty per 100 employees than the industry average
    • Average direct cost of a “serious” injury (fracture, dislocation, amputation, etc.) = $52,000
    • STEP participants save $52,000 per year in direct workers’ comp costs, on average

Safety IS Your Business!

Drug- and Alcohol-Free Workplace Pledge


Act Now and Take The Pledge To Become
a Partner in the Construction Coalition
for a Drug-and Alcohol-Free Workplace.

2016 STEP Award Winners

Diamond
Alloy Construction Services
Bay Aggregate
Blasy Electric
G.E. Insulation
RCL Construction

Platinum
Architectural Metals
Fisher Sand & Gravel
Three Rivers Corporation
Windemuller

Gold
Answer Heating & Cooling
Fisher Contracting
J.E. Johnson
Lake Painting
Magnum Construction
Pyramid Control
Sugar Construction
Tancor
Wolgast

Silver
A/C Electric
Central Concrete
Consolidated Electrical
Joseph M. Day


Bronze
Albin Hengesbach Carpentry