Brasfield & Gorrie Earns 2013 Platinum STEP Awards

October 8, 2013

Company Recently Honored at ABC Annual Safety Conference in Concord, N.C.

Raleigh, N.C. (Oct. 7, 2013) — Brasfield & Gorrie has received the 2013 Platinum Safety Training and Evaluation Process (STEP) Award from the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Inc. The company recently accepted a Platinum STEP Award from ABC of the Carolinas during the organization’s Annual Safety Conference in Concord, N.C., on Oct. 4, 2013.

“Brasfield & Gorrie strives to be the safest general contractor in every market it serves, and this award recognizes our dedication to ensuring the safety of our employees, clients and subcontractors,” said Brasfield & Gorrie Assistant Regional Safety Director Brian Swinks. “This award is a great testament to our commitment to safety and continued improvement companywide.”

ABC Platinum STEP Awards are given to companies whose safety programs incorporate OSHA-required safety data and rigorous self-assessments and practices. In addition to the presentation in North Carolina, Brasfield & Gorrie’s offices in Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee and Florida were recognized with the Platinum STEP Award.

Safety has been Brasfield & Gorrie’s top corporate value since the company was founded nearly 50 years ago. The company recently achieved an Experience Modification Rate (EMR) of .52 for 2013, the lowest in more than 12 years.

ABC is a national trade association that advances and defends the principles of the merit shop in the construction industry and provides its members with opportunities to succeed. The organization has 72 chapters nationwide.


About Brasfield & Gorrie

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, including healthcare, commercial, institutional, federal, municipal, industrial, infrastructure, and water/wastewater treatment. We serve clients from offices in Atlanta and Columbus, Georgia; Birmingham, Alabama; Dallas, Texas; Jacksonville and Orlando, Florida; Nashville, Tennessee; and Raleigh, North Carolina. Brasfield & Gorrie has approximately 2,900 employees, and its 2012 revenues were $2 billion. Engineering News-Record ranks Brasfield & Gorrie 31 among the nation’s “Top 400 Contractors” for 2013.