July 13, 2009
AUSTIN, TEXAS, July 13, 2009—Skanska USA, Gilbane Building Company and Limbach Facility Services have been recognized as the top three Platinum Award Winners of thirty three contractor companies in the Boston area cited for their safe performance and sustainable safety programs by Harvard University’s Construct Secure* program. These top three award-winning companies are all Incident and Injury-Free® (IIF®) safety clients of JMJ Associates, a global management consultancy headquartered in Austin, Texas. Skanska, Gilbane and Limbach achieved the highest scores on a proprietary safety assessment that measures both historical performance and forward-looking factors within a company's safety program. A total of 432 companies were included in the assessment administered by Construct Secure, Inc., exclusive licensee of the safety assessment program developed by Harvard University. Award details can be found at: http://www.constructsecure.com/awards_and_testimonials. Jay Greenspan, Chairman of JMJ Associates noted, “This recognition of our clients confirms that the decision on the part of their leadership to make an IIF commitment is both the right thing to do and the smart thing to do for their companies.”
Skanska, Gilbane and Limbach are founding partners of BuildSafe New England, a nonprofit organization committed to the elimination of worker injury throughout the New England construction community. Mary Vogel, Executive Director of BuildSafe New England says, ""Our BuildSafe partners, Skanska USA Building, Gilbane Building Company, and Limbach Company LLC, all of whom have embraced IIF/IFE, were the top three among companies achieving the PLATINUM designation by demonstrating outstanding performance in the Contractors Safety Assessment Program administered by ConstructSecure, Inc.” Harvard ConstructSecure, Inc.
Top 10 Platinum Award Winners (in order of merit):
1. Skanska USA Building (JMJ IIF client)
2. Gilbane Building Company (JMJ IIF client)
3. Limbach Facility Services (JMJ IIF client)
4. Tishman Construction
5. S Shaunessey AmQuip
6. G. Greene Construction Co
7. Beacon Piping Company
8. Elaine Construction Company, Inc
9. John F. Shea Co, Inc.
10. Mass. Electric Construction Co."