ABC 2022 Safety Performance Report: Top-Performing STEP Members Are Six Times Safer Than Industry Average

May 2, 2022
Associated Builders and Contractors

WASHINGTON, April 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Associated Builders and Contractors today unveiled its 2022 Safety Performance Report, an annual, comprehensive study of the impact of the STEP Safety Management System and guide to safety best practices on construction jobsites. STEP is a proven system, more than 30 years old, that enables top-performing members to achieve incident rates 645% safer than the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics construction industry average. The annual study is published to coincide with Construction Safety Week, May 2-6.

"World-class safety and total human health are integral parts of the culture of ABC STEP members companies—and it shows," said Greg Sizemore, ABC vice president of health, safety, environment and workforce development. "STEP is a crucial 'step' any company can take to be safer. STEP Diamond members are more than six times safer than the industry average, achieving an 84% reduction in Total Recordable Incident Rates. ABC annually researches what truly makes a contractor safer than others—and this report quantifies those best practices and results. Our people are our greatest asset, and ABC will continue to advance world-class safety for our people through valuable resources like the Safety Performance Report."



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