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Contact ABC's Safety Department at:

(202) 595-1855   


Safety Deadlines

Chapter deadlines for submission of STEP applications can be found here. As a reminder, STEP applications are accepted year-round; deadlines are to guarantee inclusion in your local ABC chapter's safety awards.

2017 National Safety Excellence Award
Winners of the 2017 ABC National Safety Excellence Awards will be announced during the 27th annual Excellence In Construction® Awards Wednesday, March 21, 2018 in Long Beach, California.



Safety Training Evaluation Process (STEP)   

Established in 1989, the Safety Training Evaluation Process (STEP) serves as a benchmarking and improvement tool
for achieving world-class safety performance in construction. Members measure their safety processes and policies on the 20 Key Components through a detailed questionnaire and learn to implement or enhance safety programs. 

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Safety Training   

ABC offers a variety of safety training opportunities through its 70 chapters nationwide.

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ABC Safety Performance Report   

ABC’s groundbreaking Safety Performance Report is an annual analysis of STEP
participant data that documents the dramatic impact of using proactive safety
practices to reduce recordable incidents, making the best-performing companies 770
percent safer than the industry average. 

2018 Safety Performance Report

National Safety Awards   

Through participation in the ABC National Safety Excellence Awards (NSEA) and the Construction Users Round Table (CURT), ABC is proud to recognize companies who continually strive to maintain world-class safety training programs.

Learn more about the ABC National Safety Excellence Awards here.

To learn more about the CURT-CISE awards, please visit the CURT website at