Alabama Safety Organization Honors Brasfield & Gorrie Leader
April 25, 2016
Troy Ogden Named Alabama ASSE Construction Safety Professional of the Year
Birmingham, Ala. (April 22, 2016) – Brasfield & Gorrie today announced that one of its key safety leaders has been honored by the Alabama chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE).
During an awards ceremony today, Brasfield & Gorrie Vice President and Corporate Safety Director Troy Ogden received the ASSE Alabama Chapter’s Construction Safety Professional of the Year award. The most prestigious honor granted by the society, the award recognizes safety professionals for their exceptional contributions to safety and health. Ogden was selected for this award in recognition of his professional achievements and his service to the profession and the society.
“Troy’s leadership has been instrumental in creating a lasting safety culture at Brasfield & Gorrie that has resulted in real impacts to the daily lives and well-being of our employees,” said Brasfield & Gorrie Chief Safety and Human Resources Officer Tom Garrett. “Leaders like Troy are essential to upholding our company’s commitment to achieving injury-free work sites for our employees, clients and associates, as well as to improving safety across the construction industry as a whole.”
As part of Brasfield & Gorrie’s commitment to safety, its top corporate value, the company is joining with other construction industry stakeholders to sponsor Safety Week 2016. an industry-wide initiative that aims to help raise awareness of safety in construction. During the week of May 2-6, 2016, the company will observe Safety Week 2016 with events and activities at its offices and jobsites. For more information about Safety Week 2016, visit www.constructionsafetyweek.com.
About Brasfield & Gorrie
Founded in 1964, Brasfield & Gorrie is one of the nation’s largest privately held construction firms, providing general contracting, design-build, and construction management services for a wide variety of markets. We are skilled in construction best practices, including virtual design and construction, integrated project delivery, and lean construction, but we are best known for our preconstruction and self-perform expertise and exceptional client service. Brasfield & Gorrie has 11 offices and approximately 2,600 employees. Our 2015 revenues were $2.3 billion. Engineering News-Record ranks Brasfield & Gorrie 27th among the nation’s “Top 400 Contractors” for 2015.