Burlington 5/5/09- The Massachusetts Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), the Commonwealth’s largest construction trade association, recently presented North Shore Mechanical Contractors, Inc. (NSMC) with ABC’s national Safety Training and Evaluation Program (STEP) “GOLD” award for 2008. STEP awards are presented to companies recognized as having outstanding commitment to jobsite safety. It is the 8th “GOLD or PLATINUM” level safety award that NSMC has earned.
According to Joe Whitney, President of NSMC, “We consider our labor force our primary asset, so their safety is of paramount importance to us. We’re very proud that our safety program is a national award winner, not just this year, but consistently—year after year.”
“North Shore Mechanical Contractors, Inc. is to be commended for making safety a major priority. Their efforts will help raise the bar for construction safety and ensure that there are fewer accidents and injuries in an industry that is inherently risky,” said ABC MA President Gregory F. Beeman.