Mortenson to Transition to Safety Helmets to Increase Worker Protection

As National Construction Safety Week kicks off, Mortenson has announced that it will transition its entire U.S. craft workforce from traditional hard hats to safety helmets starting this year, to further increase worker protection on its projects. The modern design of safety helmets, which use chin straps and offer front, side, …


Denver-Based ToolWatch Acquires Safety Reports

ToolWatch, a Denver-based provider of tool tracking and construction operations management software, today announced the acquisition of, Inc., an innovator in mobile safety management and compliance solutions for construction, manufacturing, and other safety-related industries. The acquisition extends ToolWatch’s reach to include safety performance, reporting and compliance, issues that are mission-critical in this space. “ToolWatch …


GE Johnson Celebrates Safety Milestone at St. Francis Medical Center

On Wednesday, January 26, GE Johnson celebrated over 300 days of zero injuries on the St. Francis Medical Center expansion and renovation project site. GE Johnson is the general contractor for the project and credits this safety milestone to the commitment of everyone on site to the safety culture. The …


AGC of Colorado Commends Members’ Commitments to Workplace Safety & Environmental Excellence 

The Associated General Contractors of Colorado (AGC/C) commended its members’ commitments to workplace safety and environmental excellence at the AGC/C Virtual Breakfast with the Board and Safety and Environmental Awards on July 28, with over 75 construction industry professionals to honor winners in three different categories of awards that were …


ABC Releases 2021 Workforce Development Survey

ABC released the 2021 Workforce Development Survey this week. Workforce Development is a priority for ABC. America’s economic engine is fueled by a workforce equipped with durable and transferable skill sets. Apprenticeship and career technical education provide the right tools to our nation’s workforce to not only build the places …


Implementing Building Safety at Every Step

By Matt Ogle, Senior Safety Manager, JE Dunn Construction Construction is a leading industry for worker injuries, a reality that top construction firms work tirelessly to change. In a rather dangerous industry, how do we effectively address worker safety and act proactively in a way that aims to minimize risk? …


GE Johnson Celebrate 500 Days Incident Free on Top of Pikes Peak

On Friday, February 19, GE Johnson achieved 500 days with zero recordable injuries on the Pikes Peak Summit Complex project. Working at an altitude of 14,115 feet poses many safety threats, but the team continues to maintain a safe working environment. GE Johnson implemented safety measures unique to this project …


GE Johnson Hosts Virtual Safety Summit

On Tuesday, March 2, more than 160 safety professionals came together virtually for GE Johnson’s third Safety Summit. The purpose of the summit is to create relationships and share best safety practices within the industry to achieve zero injuries. The event centered on reengaging and refocusing on safety during the …