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United Contractors R.E.A.L. Safety Awards Program—Recognizing Excellence, Awareness, and Leadership in safety—is proud to announce our 2020 award winners.
The safety awards program has been developed to highlight the importance of safety in the industry, as well as honor some of the safest contractors in our association. The program is open to all UCON contractor companies. Winners were chosen within nine diﬀerent categories: man-hours worked in 2020,
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UCON’s R.E.A.L. Safety Awards: Recognizing Excellence, Awareness and Leadership in Safety!
As contractors, we have countless responsibilities that we deal with daily. However, the one thing that remains a constant is the safety of our employees. Safety must always be at the forefront because it is what deﬁnes us. As a committee, contractors, UCON, and industry, we have demonstrated our commitment to safety by the way in which we dealt, and continue to deal, with the COVID-19 pandemic. Our commitment to the health and safety of employees during these times has established this committee and UCON as leaders of the industry. A leader stands tall when faced with adversity and challenges. A leader does not just aim to follow the road previously paved, but aims to pave a new road with higher expectations and standards. The UCON
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incident rating, safety hero of the year, and most unique safety project. The winning organizations are shown on the following pages, where they share their safety philosophy and vision, and the employees who make it happen. Intro by Robert Sabin, McGuire and Hester, UCON Safety & Insurance Committee Chair
Safety and Insurance Committee aims to do just this. We aim to continuously raise the bar. I am proud to be a part of a committee that continues to strive for the best. I am also proud to be a part of McGuire and Hester who also pushes me to be the best. The contractors receiving these R.E.A.L. Safety Awards have demonstrated and established themselves as leaders through the challenging and unprecedented 2020 year. I know you are proud and stand tall as you have helped re-deﬁne and improve the future of our industry, especially as it relates to Safety. The UCON Safety and Insurance Committee will continue to lead the industry, and we honor and congratulate all of the UCON R.E.A.L Safety Awards Winners! ◆