Pinkard Construction is celebrating being awarded the WHITE level in the Construction Safety Excellence Award Program from the Associated General Contractors of Colorado (AGC)! This award is given to contractors who demonstrate a commitment to providing a safe and healthy working environment for their employees. Safety Manager Dave Ruddy says he is thrilled that Pinkard is being recognized for taking the extra steps to pursue zero injuries and provide safety and health training to Pinkard employees.
"At Pinkard Construction, safety is a cornerstone of our culture. We strive to create an environment that is safe for everyone on the job site, no matter the situation." said Ruddy, "Safety is not an option, it is a requirement. We take the necessary steps to ensure that our workers and clients are safe and that our projects are completed in a safe and efficient manner."
According to Ruddy, safety is always top of mind at Pinkard and he is proud to be part of the Construction Health and Safety Excellence Program. This program encourages contractors to maintain a safe workplace and reduce the number of incidents and injuries on the job.
In a letter announcing the award, Bradley Gassman Safety and Environmental Director for AGC said, "Participation in the CHASE program is a reward to a contractor for their dedication to safe working practices on their job sites and providing safety & health training to their employees. This dedication must include a commitment to continue having a strong safety program and an outstanding safety record. I am excited to see the commitment of your company in the pursuit of ZERO injuries."
Ruddy says that Pinkard Construction understands that protecting the health and safety of their employees is of the utmost importance and this award is a testament to the hard work and dedication that they’ve put into making sure that their employees are working in the safest environment possible. He applauds the company for its leadership's commitment and promises to continue his mission-critical work of innovating and improving its already stellar safety efforts.