NAHB Recognizes Leaders in Residential Construction Safety

WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 — The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has named the winners of the 13th annual NAHB/Builders Mutual Insurance Company Safety Award for Excellence (SAFE) for their commitment to strong safety programs. The awards program recognizes member companies, workers and other individuals for outstanding safety programs that make them leaders in the residential construction industry.

“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 International Builders Show to learn how you can influence safety on your jobsites.”

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.

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 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 additional information on the SAFE awards, visit nahb.org/safe.

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ABOUT NAHB: The National Association of Home Builders is a Washington-based trade association representing more than 140,000 members involved in home building, remodeling, multifamily construction, property management, subcontracting, design, housing finance, building product manufacturing and other aspects of residential and light commercial construction. NAHB is affiliated with 700 state and local home builders associations around the country. NAHB’s builder members will construct about 80 percent of the new housing units this year.

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