STEP Safety Management System

Founded in 1989 as a safety benchmarking and improvement tool, STEP has evolved into a world-class safety management system that dramatically improves safety performance among participants regardless of company size or type of work.  Learn More

National Safety Excellence 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

ABC Safety Performance Report

Read ABC’s 2023 Safety Performance Report to understand the impact of STEP participation on safety performance. Packed with infographics and practical takeaways, the report documents the dramatic impact of using proactive safety practices to reduce recordable incidents by up to 85 percent, making the best-performing companies 688 percent safer than the industry average.  Learn More

Safety Training

ABC offers a variety of safety training opportunities through its 68 Chapters nationwide. Locate an ABC Chapter!



Contact ABC's Safety Department at:

Joe Xavier
Senior Director, Health and Safety
[email protected]

Aaron Braun
Manager of Health and Safety Programs and Initiatives
[email protected]


Safety Deadlines

The 2023 STEP application closes December 15, 2023. Chapter deadlines are different from this deadline, so please check with your local chapter on their deadline to guarantee inclusion in your local ABC chapter's safety awards.

2023 National Safety Excellence Award
The application for the 2023 National Safety Excellence Award will close 5pm ET on August 25, 2023.




SPR Graph

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