Faith Technologies Earns National Safety Award
Menasha, Wis. (March 12, 2009) – Faith Technologies proudly accepted a second place honor in the specialty division of the Construction Safety Excellence Award from Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). The winners were announced during AGC’s 90th annual convention held on Thursday, March 5 in San Diego, Calif.
The electrical and specialty systems contractor with more than 1,400 employees was recognized for over a million work hours without a lost time incident. Safety Directors Del Cook and Ted Sommer, and Executive Vice President Mike Jansen were in attendance to accept the award on behalf of Faith Technologies.
“Safety has always been a core value of Faith Technologies. We attribute this particular accomplishment directly to all those who worked diligently to keep their coworkers and themselves safe. We worked as a team, and the success we achieved is the result of everyone encouraging others to put safety first,” said Cook.
The AGC Construction Safety and Excellence Awards is an ongoing and evolving effort by AGC to recognize companies who have developed and implemented excellent safety and loss prevention programs achieved through management commitment, employee involvement and program innovation. The winners were selected by a panel of distinguished construction safety professionals from the public, private and non-profit sectors.
As of March 12, 2009, Faith Technologies surpassed 1,750,000 safe work hours, and has gone nine months without a lost-time injury. This means that Faith Technologies’ operations have not had any injuries that resulted in days away from work.
“Putting safety first requires a commitment to safer work practices, continuing employee training and ongoing self analysis. Our employees are our company’s greatest resource. In order to protect this resource, we continue to instill a proactive safety culture that permeates every level of our company and every job site,” said Mike Jansen.