Six AGC Colorado Firms Honored at the 18th Annual Construction Safety Excellence Awards

Updated from Original Post on March 14, 2017

DENVER, CO —  Six Associated General Contractors of Colorado (AGC/C) member firms were honored as National Finalists at the 18th Annual Construction Safety Excellence Awards, that took place March 8th at the AGC Annual Convention in Las Vegas. These awards recognize AGC Members who have developed and implemented premier safety and loss prevention programs, and utilize continuous improvement efforts to elevate their safety and health management systems.

“We are very proud of our members that were recognized for their commitment to safety. Despite the increasing pressures construction firms are facing with the multitude of projects taking place in Colorado, they have not wavered in their efforts regarding safety training, work site hazard controls and continued safety program innovations,” said Michael Gifford, President and CEO of AGC of Colorado. Mr. Gifford was present at the award ceremony to represent the AGC of Colorado chapter.

The following Colorado firms were recognized at the Willis Safety Awards Breakfast. The Gallegos Corporation was honored as a first place winner in the Specialty Division, 500,000 – 750,000 work hours. Haselden Construction, LLC took home a second place award in the Building Division, 450,000 – 750,000 work hours. Kenny Electric ranked second in the Specialty Division, 750,000 – 1 million work hours, as well as Fiore and Sons, Inc. with a second place recognition, in the Specialty Division, 500,000 – 750,000 work hours. Third place winners included Glacier Construction Co., Inc. in the Building Division, Under – 150,000 work hours and MTech Mechanical in the Specialty Division, 750,000 – 1 million work hours.

Byron Haselden, Chief Executive Office and President at Haselden Construction, personally accepted the safety award for Haselden at the convention. He commented, “Every single team member at Haselden Construction is committed to and has a voice in safety through our ‘I Got Your 6’ program, no matter what their role is. I am proud of their efforts and commend our safety professionals for their diligence in keeping our projects and workers safe. This truly is a great honor.”

Photo Courtesy of AGC Colorado

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