Brasfield & Gorrie Participates in OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction
June 6, 2014
Company holds events across the Southeast to support national fall prevention campaign
Birmingham, Ala. (June 6, 2014) – Brasfield & Gorrie today announced that the company is participating in the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) National Safety Stand-Down initiative June 2-6, 2014, by holding safety stand-down events at jobsites across the Southeast. The purpose of the initiative is to raise safety awareness and prevent falls in construction.
“We support OSHA in raising awareness of preventing fall hazards in construction,” said Brasfield & Gorrie Corporate Safety Director Troy Ogden. “Our safety stand-down events support Brasfield & Gorrie’s commitment to achieving injury-free work sites for our employees, clients and associates.”
Brasfield & Gorrie held events throughout the week at jobsites in Birmingham and Auburn, Ala., Greenville, S.C., Columbus and Decatur, Ga., Nashville and Murfreesboro, Tenn., and Orlando, Fla. Additional safety training events will be held throughout the coming month as part of the company’s overall efforts to promote excellence in construction safety.
About Brasfield & Gorrie
Celebrating 50 years in business, 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 2,600 employees, and its 2013 revenues were $2.3 billion. Engineering News-Record ranks Brasfield & Gorrie 22nd among the nation’s “Top 400 Contractors” for 2014.