2018 SAFE Award Winners; Meet Them in the Safety Zone at IBS

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on January 4, 2019 2 Comments

safety equipmentNAHB has named the recipients of the 13th annual NAHB/Builders Mutual Insurance Company Safety Award for Excellence (SAFE) for their commitment to strong safety programs.

This year’s SAFE program honors the following individuals and companies that have worked to achieve exemplary safety and health programs in the residential construction industry.

NAHB Safety Champions of the Year
Dave Redlin, Progressive Environmental & Safety in Overland Park, Kan.
Steve Speer, Sandcastle Homes in Houston

Remodeler Safety Program of the Year (Less than 50 Employees)
The Drying Company/ ThermalTec in Toano, Va.

Remodeler Safety Program of the Year (More than 50 Employees)
Alan Shintani, Inc. in Waipahu, Hawaii

Single Family Builder Safety Program of the Year (Less than 50 Employees)
Living Stone Design + Build in Black Mountain, N.C.

Single Family Builder Safety Program of the Year (More than 50 Employees)
Van Metre Homes in Ashburn, Va.

Associate Member Safety Program of the Year (Less than 50 Employees)
Kozel & Son, Inc. in Rochester, N.Y.

Associate Member Safety Program of the Year (More than 50 Employees)
SR Homes in Cumming, Ga.

Specialty Trade Contractor Safety Program of the Year (Less than 50 employees)
Brass2Copper Mechanical, Inc. in Las Vegas

Specialty Trade Contractor Safety Program of the Year (More than 50 employees)
Alan Shintani, Inc. in Waipahu, Hawaii

Siding Contractor Safety Program of the Year
Wenger Roofing & Sheet Metal in Campbellsport, Wis.

Innovative Safety Program/Idea of the Year
TrussLox LLC in Billings, Mont.

Leadership in Construction Safety
Bill Schaffner, Job-Site Safety Institute (JSI) in Raleigh, N.C.

“It is exciting to see home building professionals dedicated to workplace safety receive such a prestigious honor,” said J. Gary Hill, NAHB Construction Safety and Health Committee chairman and home builder from Winston-Salem, N.C. “I encourage all NAHB members to follow their lead in making safety a high priority and come to the IBS to learn how you can influence safety on your jobsites.”

The winners will be honored during the “Builders Mutual Celebrates Safety” reception at the 2019 International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas. The event is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 19 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the inaugural IBS Jobsite Safety Zone on the show floor in the North Hall (booth N663).

For more information about the SAFE Awards or the IBS Jobsite Safety Zone, contact Rob Matuga.

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