ABC member M&D Mechanical Contractors, Inc. of Decatur, Ala. placed themselves in an elite group of small businesses by earning a prestigious Safety & Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) certification from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The SHARP program recognizes small businesses that serve as a model for worksite safety and health and have used OSHA's On-site Consultation Program services and operate an exemplary injury and illness prevention program. Founded in 1910, M&D Mechanical was instrumental in the construction of many of the high-rise buildings in downtown Birmingham, Ala. in the 1920s and later supported war efforts through projects at the Pensacola Naval Air Station, Eglin Field, and other military installations. During the time of early space exploration, the company worked with NASA at the Marshall Space Flight Center on many projects, including the Saturn C-5 Test Stand Support Systems. Today, M&D Mechanical provides mechanical contracting services and solutions to clients within the industrial, institutional, and government sectors primarily in North Alabama, as well as other locations throughout the southeast. In more recent years, the company has added specialty services to its capabilities including medical gases , duct fabrication, and green building. The company has in-house CAD and Building Information Modeling (BIM) capabilities and fabricates piping and custom metal products, including spiral and ready-to-erect duct work, in its cutting-edge pipe and metal fabrication shops. M&D Mechanical is an ABC Safety Training Evaluation Process (STEP) member has earned a reputation for safety and quality. The company has an excellent safety record and has received numerous safety awards, including the ABC Platinum STEP Award. Additionally, M&D Mechanical invests in its employees through training programs, both in-house and through North Alabama Craft Training Foundation, the Tennessee Valley Training Center and the Gulf Coast Safety Council. Has your company earned industry recognition, business or community award or celebrated a milestone? If so, ABC would love to hear about it and may feature the award in Newsline, an upcoming edition or Construction Executive or promote it via social media. Share your news with us by contacting ABC’s Senior Media Relations Manager Jeff Leieritz .