IFCA Member Safety Awards

2016 Safety Awards

Construction jobs require you to be on your toes at all times to avoid injury to yourself or others. While efficiency and production are definitely key considerations in our industry, at IFCA theoverall health and safety of all those directly and indirectly involved in a project takes priority. IFCA congratulates the following Members who received a Safety Award at the Finish First Awards on April 1, 2016 (no joke) for having a “Total Recordable Incident Rate” of less than 4.2.

 

Heartwood Building Group
www.heartwoodbuildinggroup.com

Plumbline Construction
www.plumblineconstructioninc.com

TE Construction
www.tecbuilds.com

 

Congratulations to Heartwood Building Group, Inc.,
2016 CREST Award Winner

(May 16, 2016) FCA International announced the winners of its sixth-annual CREST (Contractors Recognizing Excellence in Safety Training) Awards on May 16, 2016, distinguishing contractors for safety excellence. Of the companies who entered, 21 earned the right to lay claim to the safest contractor in their respective categories, and 19 other companies finished as Top 10 Finishers. Winners and Top 10 Finishers are now industry-recognized leaders in construction safety. Winners and entrants were also celebrated during the FCA Awards Ceremony at the FCA International Leadership Council.

“The FCA CREST Awards were created to encourage and recognize contractors who have led an effective safety program throughout the year,” explained Anthony Darkangelo, CEO of FCA International. “CREST Award winners have proven that protecting their employees is a priority at their company, and that they are a leader in construction safety.”

The FCA CREST Awards were started in 2011 with a simple mission: encourage and recognize excellence in safety training. Awarded by FCA International (an international contractor association representing more than 7,000 signatory contractors in the construction industry), winners are objectively selected based on key safety metrics such as years the company has had a safety program, safety training, injury/illness rates, recordable incident rates, EMR trends, etc. Winners earn the right to say they are the safest contractor in their respective category. In addition to CREST Awards being won in individual categories, one entrant who took his or her safety program to new heights is selected for the CREST Chairman’s Award.

 

American Interior Construction & Blinds, Inc.
Wins 2015 International Safety Award

(May 13, 2016) Chicago – American Interior Construction & Blinds, Inc., a drywall contractor based out of Newton Square, PA, earned an international award for safety excellence this past Friday evening during the FCA International Awards Ceremony in Chicago. The FCA CREST Awards are given by FCA International (an international construction contractor association that represents more than 7,000 signatory contractors throughout North America) to those contractors who prove to be the safest contractors in their respective crafts. This year was American Interior Construction & Blinds, Inc.’s first entrance into the FCA CREST Awards.

“The FCA CREST Awards were created to encourage and recognize contractors who have led an effective safety program throughout the year,” explained Anthony Darkangelo, CEO of FCA International. “CREST Award winners have proven that protecting their employees is a priority at their company, and that they are a leader in construction safety.”

This was American Interior Construction & Blinds, Inc.’s first year entering the “Drywall Finishing: 25,001-50,000 hours worked” category. American Interior Construction & Blinds, Inc. is led by its president David Ruggieri.

“Safety is one of our key priorities at American Interior Construction & Blinds,” said Mr. Ruggieri when asked about the reasons for his success in the CREST Awards. “We make sure we provide the right training and equipment to get our workers home safe.”

About American Interior Construction & Blinds, Inc.

American Interior Construction & Blinds, Inc. is a family-owned company that has been doing retail construction work for over 45 years in the Tri-State area. Our reputation in the Delaware Valley for quality work performed on time and within budget is exemplary. Some of the services we provide include brick, back-up panels, acoustical ceilings, metal & wood stud construction, all forms of millwork, drywall, drywall finishing and plaster work including repairs. Visit www.americaninterior.net for more information.

About FCA International

FCA International represents the largest community of finishing contractors in North America. FCA membership is comprised of over 7,000 contractors engaged in architectural glass & metal, drywall finishing, flooring, industrial coating, painting & wallcovering and sign work. FCA contractors share a common mission – to provide their customers with the highest quality craftsmanship. FCA contractor members work with the best-trained, safest and most productive craftsmen in the industry.